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Apple issues a patch for a serious vulnerability, tips on how to prevent getting a cold, the net migration decline and more articles from around the web.

Data Protection

Information Security

“Mozilla developers are preparing a feature for the Firefox browser that would alert users who may have been affected by a data breach.” Read the full article here.

 

“Apple has issued a patch for a serious vulnerability with its new Mac OS High Sierra operating system.” Read the full article here.


Health & Safety

“The HSE is on the hunt for businesses to sponsor and shape two research projects that aim to reduce construction dutyholders’ reliance on RPE and address risks in the growing 3D printing sector.” Read the full article here.

 

“A Lockerbie surfacing contractor has appeared in the dock after a worker was left paralysed when he fell from the bonnet of a tar laying machine as he tried cut down overhanging tree branches.” Read the full article here.


Food 

“The Food Standards Agency and Welsh Lamb and Beef Producers (WLBP) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU).” Read the full article here.

 

“A new attempt is being made to improve labelling to prevent edible food going to waste.” Read the full article here.


Environment

“As part of their fight against waste crime the Environment Agency is tackling the highest risk illegal waste sites in a series of focused days of action.” Read the full article here.

 

“The rubbish washing up on the UK’s beaches is continuing to increase, rising by 10% in 2017, the Marine Conservation Society’s (MCS) annual beach clean has revealed.” Read the full article here.


Energy

“Large parts of the renewable energy sector in Wales have been “decimated” by policy changes at Westminster, the UK Government has been told.” Read the full article here.

 

“The government of Wales together with several Welsh energy and environmental organisations have called on the UK government to support the development of onshore wind and solar in the country.” Read the full article here.


Wellbeing

“How do you prevent a cold before it’s too late?” Read the full article here.

 

“SpaceInvader Design and Ralph Capper Interiors (RCI), which have designed new offices for Zenith and SkyBet in Leeds, wanted to showcase the best of their talents and provide a collaborative space which would also enhance staff wellbeing.” Read the full article here.


Tech

“Half of children aged 11 and 12 have a social media profile, despite most platforms’ minimum age being 13, a study from regulator Ofcom suggests.” Read the full article here.

 

“Up to 800 million global workers will lose their jobs by 2030 and be replaced by robotic automation, a new report from a consultancy has found.” Read the full article here.


Financial Conduct

Finance

“The pound has climbed to new two-month highs on hopes that the UK is nearing a divorce deal with the EU.” Read the full article here.

 

“House prices remained steady from October to November according to the influential Nationwide November House Price Index released today.” Read the full article here.


Brexit

“Net migration is estimated to have fallen by nearly a third to 230,000 in the year to June, new figures show.” Read the full article here.

 

“The European court of justice is to be asked if the UK can stop the Brexit process unilaterally in a legal challenge being launched in Scotland by pro-European politicians.” Read the full article here.


The Lighter Side    

“OK everybody, don’t freak out – but has just started snowing in London.” Read the full article here.

 

“GOT a good sense of puma? Then these pictures will get you giraffing out loud as they bring a whole new dimension to animal crackers.” Read the full article here.


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