Museums, mates and money are vital skills for children say parents

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Exceptional National Maritime Museum Cornwall was voted Most Family Friendly Museum

– Children best prepared for adulthood with cultural activities, socialising and financial education -

- Santander makes financial education fun with new 1|2|3 Mini Zone for children -

Visiting a museum, hanging out with friends and learning about money are some of the most important life skills children can learn to prepare them for adulthood, a survey of Britain’s parents now reveals.

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UK-based Mobile Provider Improves MVNO Capabilities for Business Users with over $10M Investment in MDS’ Customer Management Platform

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Implementation of latest MDS billing & charging solution enables creation of innovative digital services for leading UK MVNO

Warrington, UK | 22 October 2014: MDS, a leading provider of real-time charging, billing and customer management solutions, has today announced the successful implementation of the latest version of its Customer Management Platform (CMP) for a Tier 1 UK MVNO business provider, in a deal worth over $10M in contractual term commitments.

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Gonzalo (Atlantic Ocean)

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Fallen trees littler the grounds at Fort Scaur, an historical landmark in Bermuda. Fort Scaur was built in 1870 and is located in Somerset, at the western end of Bermuda. Credit:
Image Credit: Camille Haley

Hurricane Gonzalo departed from Bermuda leaving power outages, downed trees, and damaged homes and buildings. An on-the ground account of the storm indicated the eye passed over the island. By Oct. 20, post-tropical storm Gonzalo was approaching the United Kindgom, sparking severe weather warnings.

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MORE THAN 175,000 A YEAR STRUGGLE WITH FINDING TRUE VALUE OF WILLS

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· One in three families and friends find it difficult to trace all the assets left in wills and up to £175 million goes missing each year

· Just 49% of people have wills and only 36% have updated them in the past two years

· Unique new online service willsandassets.co.uk lists all assets securely in one place and can be updated easily

· Service is free to register a will’s location and costs £12 a year to register assets with five per cent of its revenues going to charity

More than 175,000 people a year struggle to track down all the assets left by loved ones in wills, research1 from willsandassets.co.uk, a unique new secure online service enabling people to store wills and register assets, shows.

 

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THE FUTURE OF FARMING IS CLOSER THAN YOU THINK

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UK only has 100 seasons left in its soil due to intensive over-farming
Cities might be the solution to the farming crisis

Intensive over-farming in the UK has depleted the soil of the nutrients needed to grow crops meaning that we only have 100 harvests left unless dramatic action is taken, scientists at the University of Sheffield have revealed. At the same time, lack of bio-diversity is causing a dramatic fall in wildlife populations in this country.

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ILLEGAL WEB TRADE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION SOARS TO RECORD HIGHS

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More than 110 million pieces of personal information traded online already in 2014

London, UK, 20 October 2014 – New research* from Experian®, the global information services company, reveals that while people are getting better at taking steps to protect their personal information online, the volume of illegally traded information online is soaring with more than 110 million pieces of data bought and sold by criminals so far in 2014.

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