Burger chain faces the heat for sloppy paperwork

Burger chain faces the heat for sloppy paperwork

The actions of the Byron Hamburger chain have been hot news over the last couple of days, culminating in a protest outside their Holborn branch in London which forced it to close its doors last night.

The problem they face, which is now affecting many employers across the country, is that they had unknowingly employed illegal immigrant labour and, in their case, then been forced to take action by the Home Office or face investigation themselves.

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UK and US banks launch new cyber crime alerts

UK and US banks launch new cyber crime alerts

Last week the banking industries in both the UK and the US separately announced that they were launching dedicated software platforms to warn institutions of new threats from cyber criminals, fraudsters and terrorists. In the UK the Financial Crime Alerts Service will pool intelligence from a dozen government and law enforcement agencies, including the National Crime Agency, and share it with teams already working inside the banks to combat fraud, cyber crime, terrorism financing, money laundering and bribery. In the US the more extravagantly named Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center will facilitate the sharing of information about cyber attacks between the banks and other critical infrastructure companies taking part in the scheme.

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Transputec Recognised as Area Finalist in HSBC Global Connections 2014

HSBC recently organised a competition called HSBC Global Connections focused on recognising the UK’s most ambitious businesses. During the past 3 years HSBC have enabled almost 140 businesses to engage in international exchange in some places of the fastest growing economy in the world. In this way HSBC gives opportunities to new ideas. Moreover, these companies have been awarded over £3 billion in funding.

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Transputec at HP Global Partner Conference 2014

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In March 2014, Transputec attended the annual HP Global Partner Conference 2014 (GPC) in Las Vegas.

This conference is a good opportunity to understand HP's focus in their new fiscal year. It is also an opportunity to learn about what technologies are driving industry consumer behaviour. Rickie Sehgal, Chairman of Transputec Ltd said "HP Partner conference is one of the most important conferences for Transputec and its people. We have had a 20 year relationship with HP and as one of their highest accredited and valued resellers we see the conference as an opportunity to learn and exchange ideas with HP and other partners."

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The Heartbleed: massive security bug put your personal data at serious risk

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You may be wondering “what is this all about?” Everyone is talking about the Heartbleed bug and we are being told to change all our passwords. There is so much noise about this latest security vulnerability that it is causing some level of panic amongst IT professionals and productivity loss as people divert focus from their primary activities in an effort to understand their vulnerability.

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