Blockbuster film plot revealed

Tis the season for a traditional Christmas Blockbuster film. The UK’s track and trace system is searching the night skies. It spots an object far, far away. Then another and another: asteroids and heading straight at us. The scientists are ushered into the PM’s...

Dark Cloud on the Horizon

Events on the other side of the world generally have little direct impact on us and a year ago Chinese wet markets or chemical laboratories would have been of little interest or concern to all but a few. But COVID may now make us pay closer attention to risks that...

Figures Deserving of a big graph?

The figures are stark: some may say of epidemic proportions. 106,291 cases in England and Wales during 2019. That’s 291 a day or one every 5 minutes. …The fallout is frequently costly and at the very least inconvenient although few culprits are brought to...

Risks of working from home

Working from home is risky. Not just the temptations from the fridge, the odds of a domestic or kids trying your patience but the chance you will be scammed. …Cyber-attacks increased significantly when we went into lockdown as cyber criminals looked to take...

Muzzling the economy?

It’s leave or remain take 2. Not Brexit this time but those who want to stay indoors and those happy to go out.   We seem to have a battle between those who feel that we should stay locked down and take no chances with the virus and others who now feel that the...

Covid not the only burning issue

The plumes of smoke were visible for miles around and a reminder that ‘normal’ risks are still an ever-present danger. It is not just COVID-19. The recent explosion and subsequent fire at a scrap metal dealer in Lancing spread to a garage on the adjoining land run by...