Image Scan appoints Bill Mawer as Chairman & CEO

April 14th, 2014


The Board of Image Scan, an AIM-listed specialist in the field of real-time x-ray imaging for the security and industrial inspection markets, is pleased to announce that Mr William Mawer has been appointed as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

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X marks the science: £1m sees through new X-ray facility at St Andrews.

April 11th, 2014



A new £1m state-of-the-art laboratory will open at the University of St Andrews today (Friday 11 April 2014).

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“Dirty tactics like blocking switching are why people don’t trust the Big Six energy companies”

April 10th, 2014

PowerGrid-1327432945186 responds to the news that British Gas has been fined £5.6million for blocking its customers from switching to other suppliers.

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New help for property owners affected by HS2

April 10th, 2014


The costs of HS2 continue to rise rapidly


The government has today published an improved compensation and assistance package for property owners close to the route of HS2.

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The Cost of Lost Data

April 8th, 2014



Some of the key findings of the infographic include:


· Every year the amount of research data being generated increases by 30%, and yet worryingly a massive 80% of scientific data is lost within two decades

· Since 2000 – 80,000 patients have participated in clinical trials based on research which has later been retracted because of error or fraud

· The number of retractions due to error has grown more than fivefold since 1990

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April 7th, 2014

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Official announcement was made by UK Chancellor George Osborne during an official visit to Rio de Janeiro

Rolls-Royce and UK Chancellor George Osborne announced today that the Group will further invest in Rio de Janeiro State to better support customers in the rapidly expanding offshore oil and gas industry. A new £22 million marine facility in Duque de Caxias will be used to assemble and test large thrusters and other propulsion equipment for use on semisubmersible rigs, drill ships, FPSOs and other highly complex offshore vessels.

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Only one month left to qualify for the chance to make racing dreams a reality!

April 7th, 2014


Lets Race, the UK’s only full motion F1 simulator centre based in Horley, Surrey, is reminding want-to-be racing drivers that there is only one month left to qualify for their Lets Race to Reality competition which offers drivers the opportunity to win an incredible F3 race experience with Carlin Motorsport – a prize worth over £15,000!

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Fidelis XPS Earns “Recommended” Rating in NSS Labs Breach Detection System Security Value Map

April 6th, 2014


General Dynamics Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions’ advanced threat defense system rates high in security effectiveness while delivering low total cost of ownership

WALTHAM, Mass., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — General Dynamics Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions announced that its flagship network security solution, Fidelis XPSTM, earned a top rating of “Recommended” in an independent test of breach detection systems conducted by NSS Labs for its ability to provide customers with a very high level of detection at a lower cost. NSS Labs is an information research and advisory company known for its third-party testing of the world’s leading security products.

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New Government cyber security guidelines for business lack clarity and conviction

April 4th, 2014



The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is today calling for greater clarity from the Government about which cyber security advice it wants UK businesses to follow. Its Cyber Security Implementation Profile, published today, is intended to define minimum cyber hygiene for UK businesses, but the Government has previously endorsed two other sets of cyber security controls: the Top 20 Critical Security Control published by the Council on Cyber Security, as well as its own 10 Steps to cyber security: an executive companion, which was published in September 2012.

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G4S on track with new Dutch railways contract

April 2nd, 2014

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G4S, the leading global integrated security company, has signed a seven-year contract to provide cash solutions to Netherlands Railways (NS), via its G4S Nederland business

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