Sales surge after stamp duty holiday extension: Rics – Mortgage Strategy

There was a sharp increase in sales agreed during March, following the chancellor’s extension to the stamp duty holiday, according to the latest index from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. A net balance of +50 per cent of the surveyors questioned reported an increase in sales, which is the strongest reading since August last

DeKalb County email account exposed. Bookseller suffers data theft. Vaccine passports. – The CyberWire

At a glance.DeKalb County email account exposed.Bookseller suffers data theft.Could vaccine passports cross privacy borders?WeTransfer phishing scam.Responses to Facebook data leak.DeKalb County email account exposed. The DeKalb County Department of Innovation and Technology, located in the US state of Georgia, was the victim of a data breach, the Champion reports. An email account for the

An old leaked Facebook database is now freely available. APT scanning for vulnerable FortiOS systems. Emissions tester hacked. – The CyberWire

Cyber Attacks, Threats, and Vulnerabilities How to check if your info was exposed in the Facebook data leak (BleepingComputer) Data breach notification service Have I Been Pwned can now be used to check if your personal information was exposed in yesterday’s Facebook data leak that contains the phone numbers and information for over 500 million

National Trust's plans for 20 million 'right trees in right places' take root – In Your Area

Area Ranger James Robbins breaks ground for the new hedge-Buckland Abbey. Credit Alex Prain & NT Images The National Trust has planted thousands of young saplings in areas across the UK as part of its ambitions to attract more wildlife, create new homes for nature, protect landscapes prone to flooding and to help in the

McAfee MVISION Cloud Native Application Protection Platform Now Generally Available – Business Wire

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–McAfee today announced the general availability of McAfee MVISION Cloud Native Application Protection Platform (CNAPP), a new security service designed to secure cloud native applications. MVISION CNAPP delivers consistent data protection, threat prevention, governance, and compliance throughout the cloud-native application development lifecycle for container and OS-based workloads. To accelerate their digital transformation

Number of homeless people drops slightly but remains above 8,000 – The Irish Times

More than 8,000 people remain homeless in Ireland although the total number has dropped slightly compared with figures at the start of the year. Data from the Department of Housing shows there were 8,238 people who were homeless in February, compared with 8,313 in the previous month. There was a slight drop in homeless adults

Family Resources Survey: background information and methodology – GOV.UK

1. Introduction This note accompanies the main Family Resources Survey 2019 to 2020 report The purpose of this note is to provide further contextual information to aid understanding of the statistics presented in the main report and detailed tables. It outlines points to note as well as strengths and limitations of the information presented in

ONS: House prices increased 7.5% in 2020 – Mortgage Introducer

Average UK house prices increased by 7.5% in the year to January 2021, according to the latest House Price Index by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Prices rose by the greatest margin in Wales, increasing by 9.6% to £179,000, this was followed by England, where prices rose by 7.5% to £267,000. Prices in Scotland

New and notable appointments at Nestlé Ireland, Expleo Ireland, BSI Consulting Services, Uniphar plc, Maples Group's Irish Law Firm, and Wisetek – Business & Finance

Pictured: Kieran Conroy, Country Manager, Nestlé Ireland This week sees new and notable appointments at Nestlé Ireland, Expleo Ireland, BSI Consulting Services, Uniphar plc, Maples Group’s Irish Law Firm, and Wisetek Kieran Conroy, Country Manager,Nestlé Ireland Nestlé has appointed Mr Kieran Conroy as the new Country Manager for Ireland. Kieran assumes responsibility for Nestlé Ireland’s

Eight senior appointments announced at Maples Group's Irish law firm – Institutional Asset Manager

Maples and Calder (Ireland) LLP, the Maples Group’s law firm, has promoted six of its lawyers bringing the total number of senior appointments in the last six months to eight. Two new Partners and four new Of Counsel were appointed in Q1 2021 further strengthening the depth of expertise in the firm’s Irish Banking, Corporate,