UK leads the world with new cyber security hub

17 January 2020

A new knowledge centre, the Cyber Security Body of Knowledge (CyBOK), has been launched by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) to bring together knowledge from world leading experts on the fundamentals of cyber security. 

Report calls for change in fire services culture

17 January 2020

A new report has called for significant reforms across fire and rescue services in England, highlighting a “toxic, bullying culture” in some services and not enough diversity.

Keeping safe in wet winter weather

17 January 2020

With winter well and truly here, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has issued a reminder on the importance of keeping safe in winter weather and preventing slips and trips.

£1.48 million electronic waste fraud uncovered

16 January 2020

The Environment Agency has prosecuted two brothers, Jamil and Saleem Rehman, after uncovering fictitious claims for the recycling of approximately 10,600 tonnes of electronic waste and received payment to the value of £1.48 million.

HSE consultation: use of filters in LEV systems

16 January 2020

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is requesting help and information through consultation on the use of filters in LEV systems that recirculate air into the workplace.

Burnout linked to irregular heartbeat

16 January 2020

A large new research study has concluded that burnout, which is linked to stressful jobs and excessively long hours, is associated with a potentially deadly heart rhythm disturbance.

Sugar consumption in soft drinks drops by a third

15 January 2020

A research study has concluded that the amount of sugar sold in soft drinks has dropped by nearly a third since 2015, thanks to both the sugar tax on soft drinks and changes in consumer purchasing decisions.