New Powers Granted for Serious Data Protection Act Breeches

Serious implications of DPA breach Earlier this month it was confirmed by the government that serious Data Protection Act breaches will be subject to fines of up to £500,000 as new powers were granted to the Information Commission’s Office (ICO) who enforce the regulations. The introduction of fiscal penalties has long been expected after the provision for fines

Read more

Cockermouth Floods highlight need for disaster recovery plan

The recent floods in Cockermouth and the devastating affect on the community have highlighted many issues which keep surfacing on an increasingly regular basis; climate change, flood defence, the importance of insurance, and the need to have an adequate disaster plan in place. The Copenhagen climate change conference will seek to address the wider implications of our changing

Read more