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Information Security and Measures to Achieve It

on Information security is defined as the state of being protected against the unauthorised use of information, especially electronic data, or the measures taken to achieve this.  It is a subject that is omnipresent in both our personal and professional lives. Figures indicate that the cost of cyber-crime to all UK businesses could jump by nearly Read More...

Brexit & The Truth About EC Regulations

on As the Referendum draws ever closer, the volume and intensity of the claims from both sides seems to be increasing at a near exponential rate.  Almost every day one side will make some dramatic claim and the other will immediately rubbish it.  Far from informing us of the issues and providing a balanced debate, all Read More...

Myths About CE Marking – 7

on “It doesn’t really matter, nobody is enforcing it.” One of the clients WLP helped achieve certification to CE Mark their products was asked by a company without certification – we’ll call them “Bentco” – to supply them with a single product.  This is perfectly legitimate and normal, and our client supplied the product together with Read More...

Big Brother can watch you

on Employers are legally entitled to read private messages sent by their employees at work and use them as grounds for dismissal. A ruling on 12th January by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) found in favour of a firm who’d presented Yahoo Messenger chat transcripts as evidence in their case against a sacked worker. Read More...

Keep Your IT Systems Safe

on IT has transformed the way we do business – life without it quickly becomes difficult.  Even short disruptions such as an internet outage have us twiddling our thumbs.  You don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone. We enjoy the new toys and flashy features but often neglect the boring stuff, such as keeping our Read More...

CE Marking – Deadline passed but don’t despair

on What is CE Marking? CE Marking demonstrates a product meets EU safety, health or environmental requirements and is an increasingly familiar sight as it applies to a wide range of products, from toys and household refrigerators and freezers, to pyrotechnics and machinery. The Deadline Since the deadline on the 1st July 2014, CE Marking for Read More...

Myths About CE Marking – 6

on “We’ve never been asked for it, so we’ll wait until we are!” Some business, although they know they should be CE Marking their products, are adopting the attitude that they will put off doing anything about it until somebody asks for it. The usual comment is “We’ve never been asked for it, so we’ll wait Read More...