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Preparing your Business for the GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new piece of EU regulation intended to strengthen and unify data protection. It introduces new requirements for those processing personal data, as well as tougher penalties for data breaches. Any business which controls or processes personal data needs to...

5 ways to protect your home while you’re away

Nothing is going to dash your post-holiday inner contentment than the discovery of a kicked in door, smashed windows and stolen valuables. Take the precautions below and you can be confident that a break-in, while you’re enjoying your holiday, will be much less likely. Don’t broadcast...

How to deal with these 3 causes of damp

Not only can damp be unsightly and cause lingering odours, but left untreated can cause damage to your property interiors and your health. But before you rush to spend thousands on specialist help, take a look at the three common causes of damp, how to...

WORKPLACE FIRES – Common causes and how to prevent them

Without the awareness, care and attention of everyone at work, a fire can start and spread in the workplace. What’s more, ill-preparation can cost lives. Between 2013 and 2014, there were 22,200 fires reported in non-dwelling businesses, with commercial buildings deemed most at risk. Licensed premises...

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Pipe organs: A brief history and things you should know

  What sound comes to mind when you think of a church?  For some it may be the resonance of softly spoken prayers, for others it could be the ringing of bells from the tower.  For some though, the sound of a church will always be...

Stolen Laptop, Stolen Data

There are plenty of complex types of cyber risks but a cyber breach or attack, could equally be something as simple as a hacker gaining access to your online bank account.  Having your computer hardware stolen, damaged or a software crash are all cyber risks too. A...

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Attack

A Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack is an attempt to make an online service (like your website) unavailable for its legitimate use by flooding it with traffic from numerous sources. This is just one type of cyber attack that Lorega's Cyber Recovery Policy could help you recover...

10 ideas to help beat cyber bugs and thugs – LOREGA

  Cyber attacks are a growing concern for all of us, especially when other people's personal data is concerned. Click the link below to see Lorega's top 10 tips to protect yourself from cyber threats.   Lorega - 10 Ideas to beat cyber bugs and thugs         ....

Sandy Edwards talking to Lynne Barker from Mersey Synod

A ‘Big Day Out’ for Edwards

David and Sandy ventured north last Saturday for another major URC event – The Big Day out, hosted at the Southport Convention Centre by the United Reformed Church North Western and Mersey Synods. We were proud to offer sponsorship towards the event and various promotional items...

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Lift Inspections for Churches

Lift Inspections and Maintenance If your building has a lift, be that a passenger lift, stair lift, platform lift, a goods lift or even a dumb waiter, you should know about Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations, 1998 (LOLER). These regulations state requirements for anyone who owns...