Archive for the ‘Risks News’ Category

ROLLS-ROYCE INVESTS IN NEW MARINE FACILITY TO SUPPORT CONTINUED GROWTH OF BRAZIL’S OFFSHORE OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY

Monday, 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!

Monday, April 7th, 2014

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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

Sunday, April 6th, 2014

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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

Friday, April 4th, 2014

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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

Wednesday, 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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Success for Cornwall’s Wave Hub marine energy park as final berth is filled

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

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RenewableUK commented on the news that Carnegie Wave Energy are bringing their CETO 6 device to the South West Marine Energy Park’s Wave Hub site.

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3D PRINTING TRIALS OF UNMANNED AIRCRAFT IN SHEFFIELD BROADEN THE POSSIBILITIES FOR THIS EMERGENT TECHNOLOGY

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

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Engineers at the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre at the University of Sheffield work on prototype of a 3D printed unmanned aerial vehicle

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OFFICE OWNERS WIN £52M CAPITAL ALLOWANCES JACKPOT

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

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· Over £52m in capital allowances identified in major UK offices

· Hospitality sector claims over £24m in tax relief

· A further £25m identified in nursing homes and medical centres

· Tax-savvy northerners claim £38m in capital allowances

 

London, 1 April 2014 – Office owners, the medical sector and hospitality industry claimed back over £100m in tax relief, according to capital allowances specialists, Catax Solutions.

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Revealed: The extensive use of the controversial law of joint enterprise

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

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As calls grow for reform of law ‘capable of producing injustice’

An eight-month investigation by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism reveals, for the first time, comprehensive data showing at least 1,800 people have been prosecuted for homicide using the little-known law of joint enterprise: a law which experts have called “unclear” and “capable of producing injustice”.

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Switzerland Exports Six Times More IT Services Than Cheese and Chocolate Combined

Monday, March 31st, 2014

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Switzerland, traditionally seen as the home of luxurious consumer goods, is fast becoming an international powerhouse in IT products and services, exporting more IT technology than chocolate and cheese, according to a new survey.

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