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GDPR :  ICO announces record fine for infringement

GDPR : ICO announces record fine for infringement

by on July 8, 2019 in Latest News, Lead Article, News you can use

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has announced a fine of £183.39m issued to British Airways for infringements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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The potential fine represents one of the first under the GDPR that has gone over the previous maximum of £500k – GDPR allowing for up to 4% of global turnover or €20m.

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If you think Theresa May has it tough, spare a thought for Mexico’s populist president

If you think Theresa May has it tough, spare a thought for Mexico’s populist president

by on December 13, 2018 in Latest News, Lead Article, News you can use, Nuggets

Given the current political chaos in the UK this article about Mexico and their new president could add another dimension to the situation at Westminster.

If you think Theresa May has it tough, spare a thought for Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.

The man inaugurated as president of Mexico last Saturday has, in his in-tray, growing levels of inequality, a stalling economy, investor flight, rampant corruption, immigrant caravans, all-powerful narco-gangs – and Donald Trump.

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PR : Deliveroo recreates iconic photograph

by on August 25, 2018 in Business, Events, featured item, Latest News, Lead Article, PR

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Creative, innovative and fun campaigns for Hilton Hotels, Actimel, Ricoh UK, Recorderlig Cider

Creative, innovative and fun campaigns for Hilton Hotels, Actimel, Ricoh UK, Recorderlig Cider

by on March 8, 2018 in Events & Awards, Latest News, Lead Article, Lead story, News you can use, Nuggets, Retail

Creative, innovative and fun campaigns from Hotcow Staffing

Featuring Hilton Hotels, Actimel, Ricoh UK and Recorderlig Cider

Hotcow Experiential Marketing. We create and implement unique stand-out ideas to help your campaign stick in the minds of your customers. Give us a call.

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Johnnie Walker brand has added a female counterpart to its iconic mascot

Johnnie Walker brand has added a female counterpart to its iconic mascot

by on February 26, 2018 in featured item, Latest News, Lead Article, Lead story, News you can use, Nuggets, Retail, Retail News

The “striding man” now walks with a striding woman—and she plans to make her voice heard this year.

Beverage giant Diageo’s Johnnie Walker brand has added a female counterpart to its iconic mascot after more than 100 years in tribute to women around the world. [more…]

Pimlico Plumbers Charlie Mullins has revealed plans to run for London Mayor

by on January 17, 2018 in Lead Article, News you can use, Nuggets

The outspoken boss of Pimlico Plumbers Charlie Mullins has revealed plans to run for London Mayor, saying the role needs "a big character".

Mullins, a self-made millionaire and OBE, said he had previously rejected the idea but decided to run because "my city of London, and its people, are being disgracefully neglected by the government, and it’s got to stop".

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Events : Johanna Konta and Pat Cash relive the iconic 1973 match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs

Events : Johanna Konta and Pat Cash relive the iconic 1973 match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs

by on November 18, 2017 in Events & Awards, Latest News, Lead Article, News you can use, Nuggets

Watch British #1 Johanna Konta and ex-Wimbledon champion Pat Cash play in Nature Valley’s ‘Battle of the Sexes’ Crunch Match, live at Westfield London and umpired by Greg Rusedski.

This match celebrates our partnership with the Battle of the Sexes movie from Fox Searchlight Pictures in cinemas November 24th, that relives the iconic 1973 match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs. Let us know your predictions in the comments below #THECOURTISYOURS [more…]

Replacing the iconic dragon with a red lobster on it – does it irritate you?

by on March 1, 2017 in Latest News, Lead Article, Movers & Groovers, News you can use, Regional, Wales

As the people of Wales, and ex-pats like myself, woke to celebrate St. David’s Day this morning, many would have looked for the familiar sight of the Welsh flag to get them going.

Imagine their surprise when they spotted that at 30 landmark sites around Wales, including Cardiff’s Wales Millennium Centre and Pembroke Castle, the iconic red dragon has been replaced by…a red lobster.

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PepsiCo plans to close its Walkers Snacks factory in County Durham

by on March 1, 2017 in featured item, Latest News, Lead Article, News you can use, Retail, Retail News

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Scotland is a bigger economic basket case than Greece …. “A fiscal deficit of £14.8billion headache for Nicola”

Scotland is a bigger economic basket case than Greece …. “A fiscal deficit of £14.8billion headache for Nicola”

by on October 13, 2016 in Latest News, Lead Article, Lead story, News you can use, Scotland

Scotland is a bigger economic basket case than Greece: Country would have to double basic rate of income tax to tackle its public spending deficit

  • A report by the Taxpayers' Alliance says Scotland would need to plug its deficit through massive cuts or a tax hike to meet EU criteria
  • It ran up a fiscal deficit of £14.8billion in 2015-16
  • The group said Scotland is 'living well beyond its means'
  • Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will open the SNP's conference in Glasgow today

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