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Latest posts in October, 2018

Monday 22nd October Blog

Good Morning!   The winter mornings are kicking in, but with warm days!   Plastic Straws could be banned in England in a year. Environment Secretary Michael Gove has launched a consultation on the government's plan to ban the distribution and sale of plastic straws, drink stirrers and cotton buds. The government is hoping to introduce the ban between October next year and October 202... Read More

Posted on Mon 22nd Oct, 2018 in: Blog

Tuesday 16th October Blog

Good Morning!   The weather has been very wild over the weekend, but warm!   It has been revealed that Contactless payments have become more popular than Chip-and-Pin card transactions for the first time in the UK. Payment processing company Worldpay said it happened in June, when 51% of in-store card transactions were contactless, rising to 52% in July. Analysis of the Company's dat... Read More

Posted on Tue 16th Oct, 2018 in: Blog

Monday 1st October Blog

Hello!   The cold weather is definitely beginning to step in- 2º this morning!   Tesco Bank has been fined £16.4m by the City watchdog over a cyber attack on the lender, which could have been 'largely avoidable'. The FinancialConduct Authority (FCA) said deficiencies at the bank had left account holders vulnerable to an incident which bagged cyber criminals £2.26m. T... Read More

Posted on Mon 1st Oct, 2018 in: Blog