Month: January 2020

News Staff January 27, 2020

Lieutenant General R A Magowan CB CBE begins his post as Strategic Command’s Deputy Commander. Lieutenant General Robert Magowan assumed his post as Strategic Command’s Deputy Commander (DComd UKStratCom). He brings an abundance of knowledge and experience from more than 30 years’ service in the Royal Marines, for which he has been appointed CB, CBE, and […]

News Staff January 24, 2020

Platform 1 mental health charity, Airedale NHS Trust and Fagley Primary School announced as 3 winners of the Department for Transport’s Transform a Pacer competition on the One Show winners have each won a Pacer carriage to renovate for a new future competition marks removal of Pacers from the rail network and a renewed focus on levelling […]

News Staff January 22, 2020

UK businesses with an interest in learning more about the Eastern European and Central Asian Network (EECAN) markets can sign up to attend this event, organised by the Department for International Trade (DIT) and in partnership with the British Chambers of Commerce in Turkey, to identify new export and investment opportunities in the region. The […]

News Staff January 21, 2020

One of the key trends to impact millions of people and businesses in 2020 is the death of the password. Passwords are widely being recognised as an outdated, costly method of authentication, and the source of most cyber-attacks. According to James Stickland, CEO of Veridium: “Passwords account for over 80 per cent of data breaches , […]

News Staff January 17, 2020

DVLA staff have chosen Blood Bikes Wales as their Charity of Choice for 2020. Throughout the year they will raise funds for the charity which transports emergency blood supplies and other items to the NHS across Wales. Since being launched in 2014 the Charity of Choice scheme at DVLA has raised more than £300,000 for […]

News Staff January 16, 2020

A new taskforce dedicated to tackling serious and organised waste crime, such as dumping hazardous materials on private land and falsely labelling waste so it can be exported abroad to unsuspecting countries, has been launched today (16 January 2019). The Joint Unit for Waste Crime (JUWC) will for the first time bring together law enforcement […]

News Staff January 2, 2020

Leamington-based entrepreneur Rob Smith has been recognised in Her Majesty The Queen’s 2020 New Year Honours list ‘For Services to International Trade and People with Disabilities.’ Rob Smith founded The Active Hands Company after overcoming a fall off a cliff and suffering a high-level spinal cord injury leaving him with partial paralysis. The company makes […]

News Staff January 2, 2020

New figures out today reveal the huge popularity of England’s coastal paths with 29.1 million walking trips made over a six-month period, boosting local economies and bringing health and wellbeing benefits to visitors. The never-before-released data was collected by Natural England – the government’s adviser on the natural environment. It shows the significant value of coastal walking […]

News Staff January 2, 2020

The Environment Agency is urging communities in England to check their flood risk and sign up to flood warnings as minor river and surface water flooding impacts are possible across parts of England today (26 December) and into Friday. The weather outlook is improving, however groundwater levels continue to rise after recent rainfall meaning that a risk of minor […]