Posts Tagged ‘Covid-19’

‘Freedom Day’ will backfire for High Street retailers


New research from ParcelHero reveals 68.5% of consumers oppose Freedom Day plans to end distancing measures and mask wearing in stores. It warns the relaxations will damage consumer confidence and drive shoppers back online. High Street retailers are eagerly looking forward to ‘Freedom Day’ on July 19 when shopping can, allegedly, return to pre-pandemic normality.…

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Temperature screening helps in returning to work

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Businesses are reopening and employees are returning to work. Managing protections for workers, customers, and visitors with the lingering effects of Covid-19 poses challenges in the business world. To cope with challenges, it is crucial for businesses to maximise protection while operating their access control systems effectively. This requires safer and faster temperature screenings, controlling…

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Four European countries deploy EpiShuttle pods

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Three leading European Air Forces have deployed single patient isolation pods to rescue Covid-19 patients from remote areas. In record time, the EpiShuttle is now in service with The British Royal Air Force, The Royal Norwegian Air Force, the Royal Danish Air Force and the German Air Ambulance DRF. The three Air Forces and the…

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ICAO stresses air transport’s role to Covid-19 recovery strategies

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International Civil Aviation Organisation’s (ICAO) Council President and Secretary General welcomed the G20 leaders’ statement on Covid-19, including its underscoring of how this unprecedented pandemic serves as “a powerful reminder of our interconnectedness and vulnerabilities.” “From the standpoints of travel and trade, global interconnectedness relies significantly on the unmatched speed and reliability of international civil…

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Telephone scammers target victims with fake promises of a Covid-19 cure

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Hiya, the industry leader in fraud and nuisance call protection, has today issued a warning about the rising numbers of coronavirus scammers targeting victims with promises of a cure for Covid-19. As highlighted in the company’s latest State of the Call report, Hiya first started seeing instances of coronavirus-themed scams in user complaints in late…

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Zyxel is offering tech help to support working from home

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With more people staying home as cities and countries go into lockdown to stop the spread of Covid-19, Zyxel Networks have announced it has launched an online service to field questions from users worldwide who are running into trouble working remotely. The Zyxel Networking Ally Help Centre, part of its support forum, is staffed by…

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Extraordinary G20 Leaders’ summit statement on COVID-19

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The unprecedented Covid-19 pandemic is a powerful reminder of our interconnectedness and vulnerabilities. The virus respects no borders. Combating this pandemic calls for a transparent, robust, coordinated, large-scale and science-based global response in the spirit of solidarity. We are strongly committed to presenting a united front against this common threat. We are deeply saddened by…

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JSaRC coordinates security industry ideas during Covid-19 Outbreak

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In response to the Covid-19 outbreak, there have been many offers of products and solutions from industry and academia received across Government. These are many and varied. However, considering the complexity of the virus and its broad impact, a good number of these offers are possibly not being received by the relevant departments. It is…

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