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Risk Digest: Living Eco Can Improve Happiness

Ticketmaster ‘security incident’, how living eco can improve happiness, chatbot can diagnose medical conditions and more!

Information Security

“Ticketmaster UK customers’ personal and payment information may have been accessed in an online ‘security incident’ earlier this year, the ticket sales company has warned.” Read the full article here.

 

“Researchers find an upsurge in scam sites with lookalike international characters in the domain name” Read the full article here.


Health & Safety

“The boss of a construction company based in Ashbourne has been banned after failing to pay fines following multiple health and safety breaches.” Read the full article here.

“There was something for everyone at this year’s Safety & Health Expo, with a diverse programme of seminars and debates covering a host of hot health & safety topics.” Read the full article here.


Food 

“Sainsbury’s has launched a new range of foods that are suitable for vegans following increasing demand for plant-based products.” Read the full article here.

 

“Eating healthier can be difficult when you’ve got sugar cravings you just can’t ignore. Fortunately, there a number of foods that can make the process that much easier.” Read the full article here.


Environment

“Slash and burn deforestation to make way for farms was largely responsible for the destruction of an area the size of Italy in 2017, making it the second worst year for tree loss since records began in 2001.” Read the full article here.

 

“Young people will be left to pick up the bill for climate change because politicians are dodging the issue, a UK report warns.” Read the full article here.


Energy

“Greg Clark, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, made a statement in the House of Commons on the proposed Swansea Bay tidal lagoon.” Read the full article here.

 

“The Government has launched a £200 million plan aimed at driving down the costs of nuclear energy, develop new technologies and encourage more women to work in the industry.” Read the full article here.


Wellbeing

“A study conducted by Cascade has revealed that only 13% of HR/business managers believe their organisation has an effective wellbeing strategy in place. 67% admit that it is ‘a work in progress’.” Read the full article here.

“Why living eco can give your days more meaning.” Read the full article here.


Tech

“Apple and Samsung have agreed a settlement in their patent infringement dispute, bringing a seven-year-long battle to a close.” Read the full article here.

 

“Claims that a chatbot can diagnose medical conditions as accurately as a GP have sparked a row between the software’s creators and UK doctors.” Read the full article here.


Pension IGCs

Finance

“The pound is struggling against the euro, with an exchange rate decline of around 0.2 per cent meaning £1 is worth €1.132.” Read the full article here.

 

“Many people are making a poor financial decision by taking some of their pension pot in cash, a regulator says.” Read the full article here.


Brexit

“Theresa May has been warned that time is running out to secure a Brexit deal as she prepares to face the other 27 EU leaders at a summit in Brussels.” Read the full article here.

 

“Theresa May has been urged to clarify her post-Brexit environmental policy amid increasing concern that nearly 1,500 industrial sites owned by businesses across the United Kingdom face a cliff-edge scenario.” Read the full article here.


Ozone

The Lighter Side     

“There are now 30 million more trees in the world thanks to people who are casually surfing the web.” Read the full article here.

 

“A nine-year-old English bulldog called Zsa Zsa has won this year’s world’s ugliest dog contest.” Read the full article here.


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