Day: 26 July 2018

How your SME can bridge the cyber security skills gap

How your SME can bridge the cyber security skills gap

There is currently something of a crisis that has the potential to affect every business across the UK – there is a shortage of individuals with expertise in cyber security. This cyber security skills gap is serious; it has been predicted that the worldwide need for cyber security jobs is ...

Theatre review: Exit the King, National Theatre

Theatre review: Exit the King, National Theatre

Commonly seen as a theatre of the absurd play, Exit the King (this is a new version by Patrick Marber) is one of four by Eugène Ionesco where the main protagonist Berenger is written as a kind of Every Person. Though Ionesco is a towering presence in the history of ...

New generation of car rental comes to London

New generation of car rental comes to London

The world's first 100 per cent mobile car rental service has launched in London. Sitting somewhere between Zipcar and Sixt it enables Londoners to book journeys, locate and unlock their cars within minutes, using entirely their mobile phone. With a fleet of Mercedes A-Class cars that can be booked for as little ...

Hotel Review: Dakota Deluxe, Leeds

Hotel Review: Dakota Deluxe, Leeds

There was something about the strapline “luxury that Leeds deserves” that struck a note with me as I rattled along the east-coast main line towards the metropolis named by Lonely Planet as one of the top 10 European cities to see last year. Despite boasting a stunning heritage, thriving cultural ...

Why didn’t Matt Hancock show his commitment to social care?

Why didn’t Matt Hancock show his commitment to social care?

This week Matt Hancock answered his first Parliamentary Questions as Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, and discussed the responsibilities of his new role with the Select Committee. He reiterated his deep personal commitment to the health service – but made no such detailed declarations about the other ...

Bulletproof school backpacks go on sale in America

Bulletproof school backpacks go on sale in America

Bulletproof school backpacks have been spotted on shelves at American retailer OfficeMax amid growing security concerns. According to the description the backpack provides "security and convenience" and has the look and feel of an everyday backpack. It is constructed with nylon fabric and armoured to be bulletproof, manufacturers Guard Dog Security note. The backpacks go on ...

Film Review: Mission Impossible – Fallout

Film Review: Mission Impossible – Fallout

Name three action film heroes? You probably went for… Bond, Bourne and McClane. Or maybe The Rock? Perhaps however it is time to re-consider Ethan Hunt. Tom Cruise has played Ethan Hunt since 1996. 22 years and six films later we arrive at Mission: Impossible - Fallout. Surely this once ...