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Cyber Essentials Plus: Keeping Our Business Safe & Secure

Posted on October 15th 2018

As a result, we recently employed Protos Networks to help us complete our Cyber Essentials Plus accreditation, which prevents 80% of all known cyber-attacks. On the 8th June 2018, we passed our original Cyber Essentials Accreditation. This was a, “baseline level of assurance” for the...

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Colourblast & Cake – September at Oliver & Co

Posted on October 2nd 2018

Read on to learn more about our efforts this month. The Hospice of the Good Shepherd’s Foamtastic ColourBlast   We sponsored the Hospice’s Foamtastic Colourblast this month, and many of our staff also volunteered at the event or ran the course. This was no average...

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Remember a Charity in your Will week:

Posted on September 10th 2018

Between the 10th and 16th September every year, charities come together to encourage people to remember a charity in their Will. This year, to promote the week, 200 charities are coming together to launch ‘Human,’ the world’s first charity-powered search engine. According to charities...

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Organ Donation Week: Don’t leave the details in your Will

Posted on September 3rd 2018

Organ Donation Week runs between September 3rd and 9th. This year, the NHS is encouraging people to share their decision to donate their organs with their families. To do this, they are using the slogan ‘Words save lives.’ Should you leave details about organ donation...

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Could a proposed ‘death by dangerous cycling’ law save lives?

Posted on August 28th 2018

The proposal of a new law comes following the death of Kim Briggs, who was killed in February 2016 when she was hit by a bicycle courier. Charlie Alliston was travelling at 18mph on a bike with no front brakes when he hit and killed...

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Is the ‘What’s Your Current Salary?’ Question Contributing to the Gender Pay Gap?

Posted on August 23rd 2018

Dr Carole Easton, chief executive of the charity, which supports women ages 16-30 who are on low wages; said ‘Women often start work on a lower salary than men, move to a new job and are paid based on their previous wage’ and that stopping...

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Eighth cyclist dies in a London road accident in 2018

Posted on August 22nd 2018

Dr Peter Fisher worked for the Queen for around 15 years, and was also the director of research at the Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine (RLHIM). He is the fifth fatality from a collision involving a cyclist and a lorry. Sadly, whilst bystanders attempted...

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Could you be fined for going 1mph over the speed limit?

Posted on August 20th 2018

This is according to the Mail on Sunday. According to the newspaper, motorists could potentially be fined £100 for driving just 1mph over the speed limit. What is the buffer zone? The buffer zone protects drivers from being punished and is calculated by increasing the...

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Two thirds of children are at risk in UK cars

Posted on August 9th 2018

This is according to the What Car? Study conducted by Child Seat Safety. The organisation conducted 30 seat checking events in the UK in 2016 and 2017. During the events, they pulled over cars fitted with child seats and inspected them, with and without children...

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Driverless Cars: The future of road traffic accidents

Posted on August 7th 2018

An autonomous, or driverless, car is a car which is capable of navigating without human input. Generally, these vehicles are viewed as having great potential to improve transportation in the future. For example, they could reduce costs, increase safety and reduce car crashes. However, recent...

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