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Firms face big fines for cybersecurity failings

Multimillion-pound fines will be dealt to organisations without strong cybersecurity measures under new Government proposals. Energy, transport and health providers are among essential infrastructures facing fines of up to £17m – or 4% of global turnover. The suggested fines are aimed at preventing hackers from crippling networks, as happened …

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Firms face £17m fine if they fail to protect against hackers

Firms could face fines of up to £17m or 4% of global turnover if they fail to protect themselves from cyber-attacks, the government has warned.The crackdown is aimed at making sure essential services such as water, energy, transport and health firms are safeguarded against hacking attempts.Firms will also be …

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Staff shortages are pushing up pay, recruiters say

The UK labour market is tightening, with employers finding it harder to recruit staff, according to a survey of employment agencies.The survey says that pay rates for both permanent and temporary staff are rising quickly due to a continuing fall in the number of job applicants.Last year’s Brexit vote …

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Real deal

When Real Madrid take on Manchester United in the Uefa Super Cup final on Tuesday night, they will be playing not only for more silverware, but to add even more supporters to their near 500 million-strong global fanbase.When you are already Champions League and La Liga holders, not to …

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Spanish skills

Media playback is unsupported on your device The town of Ubrique in southern Spain is beautiful but remote. It doesn’t have an airport or a train station and even buses are irregular.Its position, nestled at the bottom of a valley surrounded by big hills, means the easiest way to …

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From meds to medals

Tens of millions of chronically ill people around the world rely on repeat prescriptions, but getting the drugs they need can be a time-consuming and frustrating process. Now apps, automation and home delivery services are making their lives easier.When Melissa Fehr came home from hospital after undergoing major bone …

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Walmart heirs win battle for cycling brand Rapha

Upmarket cycling clothes brand Rapha has been bought by the grandsons of Walmart founder Sam Walton.Steuart and Tom Walton and their firm RZC Investments will now own a controlling stake in the business. Founder and chief executive Simon Mottram, who has only ever held a minority stake, said the …

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Paddy Power Betfair shares hit as boss stands down

Shares in Paddy Power Betfair fell by almost 5% after the bookmaker said that chief executive Breon Corcoran was standing down.The company also said that Mr Corcoran would be replaced by Worldpay’s UK chief executive Peter Jackson.Paddy Power said its half-year results, due on Tuesday, would show a 9% …

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