Risk Digest: Facebook Charged Maximum Fine over Data Scandal

Facebooked fined maximum charge over data scandal, microplastics found in foods other than seafood, 5G network and more!

Information Security

“British data watchdog slaps Facebook with maximum possible fine over Cambridge Analytica scandal” Read the full article here.


“The Ticketmaster breach was not a one-off, but part of a massive digital credit card-skimming campaign.” Read the full article here.

ISO 45001 Published

Health & Safety

“Here are the seven most viewed health and safety fine stories on SHP over the past month.” Watch the video here.

“A Wakefield based textiles manufacturer has been fined £600,000 after an employee was killed after being crushed between two moving conveyors.” Read the full article here.


“With news that the government is planning to stock up on processed foods in case we crash out, what should ordinary shoppers be looking to bulk buy?” Read the full article here.


“Microplastics in seafood are already well recorded but there are many other sources” Read the full article here.


“Although there has been a gradual improving trend in environmental performance over recent years, the industry is not doing enough to reduce serious pollution incidents and comply with permits.” Read the full article here.


“Water companies are still not doing enough to protect streams and rivers, the Environment Agency reports.” Read the full article here.


“Britain has been powered for more than a thousand hours without coal this year, in a new milestone underscoring how the polluting fuel’s decline is accelerating.” Read the full article here.


“Almost three-quarters of UK consumers would rather buy products from companies that use renewable power than from those which do not, according to a new survey carried out on behalf of Danish energy firm Ørsted.” Read the full article here.


“5G networks are the next generation of mobile internet connectivity, offering faster speeds and more reliable connections on smartphones and other devices than ever before.” Read the full article here.


“The future of dining could be healthier, cheaper food made by robots” Read the full article here.

Pension IGCs


“Number of new homeowners rose 8% in May as mortgages for landlords dropped 10%” Read the full article here.


“The owner of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays is flying high after growing demand for flights and package holidays put it on course for bumper annual profits. Shares in Dart Group hit a 9991⁄2p high, up 2591⁄2p, as it predicted pre-tax profit in the year to next March would be substantially ahead of expectations.” Read the full article here.


“Theresa May and Donald Trump are holding talks at her country retreat Chequers, following his controversial comments on the PM’s Brexit plan.” Read the full article here.


“The environment is still at risk of damage after Brexit, according to a cross-party group of 74 MPs and peers.” Read the full article here.


The Lighter Side     

“It’s easy to forget how important they are to our food chain, so July 11th was christened as Cow Appreciation Day. Here are some great ways to say “Moo-chas grasses” to bovines everywhere.” Read the full article here.


“Spiritual Teacher of 40 Years Explains Why the Power of Love Can Heal Everything” Read the full article here.


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