Cross Keys Homes have apologised after personal details of more than 250 tenants were sent to wrong addresses. Cross Keys Homes are the biggest housing association in the city, and the data breach affected 251 residents. They have not revealed what information was incorrectly released.A spokesman said: “Following a one off administrative process, Cross Keys Homes (CKH) wrongly sent out some information to incorrect addresses. The error affected 251 tenants, for which we are truly sorry. We took action as soon as we could to correct this, and wrote a letter of apology to all involved.“The information shared was not classed as sensitive and we do not believe it can be used fraudulently. However, we take the security of our tenants’ data extremely seriously and we have voluntarily reported the incident to the Information Commissioner’s Office.“Additional checks have been put in place to ensure it cannot be repeated.“We appreciate this incident will … [Read more...] about Cross Keys Homes admit data breach affecting 250 Peterborough residenst
By Narmina Mammadova The location of settlements near the Keiryaki, Gushchu, Hokmali, Bozdag Gobu mud volcanoes is particularly dangerous, Elkhan Mammadbayov, assistant professor of the Geography Institute of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) said on December 15. He stated that the morphometric parameters of the Dashgil, Shakhgay, Chapylmysh, Cheyildag, Toragai, Akhtarma, Pashaly, Demirchi and other intensive mud volcanoes were studied in various landscapes of the territory. It was found that they affect the landscapes of the nearby territories. “The impact of mud volcanoes on the life and economic activity of people and on infrastructure was studied. Locations near the Keiryaki, Gushchu, Hokmali and Bozdag Gobu mud volcanoes are particularly dangerous. Despite the fact that experts warn the relevant structures about this, residential buildings continue to be built near volcanoes,” Mammadbayov said. There are 1400-1500 mud volcanoes on … [Read more...] about ANAS: Mud volcanoes affect landscapes of nearby territories
Swedbank announced that if an interbank transfer has not been completed by the end of the business day on Friday, 21 December, the money sent will only be received by the other bank next Thursday, 27 December.SEB and LHV both noted that they would service transfers within Europe on Monday, 24 December.Interbank transfers will also cease at the end of the business day on Monday, 31 December, after which money sent will be received no earlier than Tuesday, 2 January.The holidays will not, however, affect internal payments.Securities-related transactions (stocks, bonds, and fund units, including pension funds) will also not take place from 24-26 December or 1 January.24-26 December and 1 January are public holidays in Estonia.-Download the ERR News app for Android and iOS now and never miss an update! … [Read more...] about Upcoming holidays to affect interbank transfers in Estonia
New licencing laws are now in force covering an expanded range of animal activities and affecting more operations engaged in the boarding, breeding, sale and training of animals. The Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018 require businesses to comply with a more robust set of conditions. Cat and dog boarding businesses (including home boarders and doggy day care), dog breeders, pet shops, riding establishments, anyone selling animals as pets, and people that keep or train animals for exhibition, are all now covered under a single type of licence, known as an ‘animal activity licence’.Those businesses operating under current, existing licences will be able to continue to do so until their licence expires, at which point they will be assessed under the new regulations.Coun Peter Burley, executive board member with special interest in environmental matters and regulation at North Kesteven District Council, said: “The … [Read more...] about Find out if the new animal licensing laws could affect you
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) announced a major change in its treatment of student loans in the national accounts on Monday. But what’s the reason for the reform? And what will it mean for students and government ministers? How are student loans currently accounted for? Essentially they were treated as a repayable loan from the government to students. For various technical reasons, this means that when the government borrows money from the financial markets and hands it over to students so they can pay universities for their tuition the sum is added to the national debt (the stock of government borrowing). But it does not affect the deficit (the annual extra borrowing judged to have been done by the government). Join Indpendent Minds For exclusive articles, events and an advertising-free read for just £5.99 €6.99 $9.99 a month Start your free trial Get the best of The Independent With an Independent Minds subscription for just £5.99 … [Read more...] about How is the university loans accounting change going to affect students?