3 big reasons why working with family members can make your job much easier

You’d be forgiven for assuming that spending every working day alongside your sibling, parent or significant other isn’t a good idea – Think of the squabbles! The constant pressure from a parent breathing down your neck. Sounds awful, right? Well, as it turns out, working with really isn’t as bad as you’d think.


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Allianz Risk Barometer: Cyber threats to keep UK business awake at night in 2018

  • Cyber incidents are considered the most important business risk by UK risk experts (#1 with 60% of responses)
  • Potential “cyber hurricane” events and tougher data protection rules shape cyber risk environment for year-ahead. Crisis response crucial for mitigation
  • Evolving nature of risk, and rise in cyber-related incidents, means business interruption ranks as top threat for companies globally, according to 1,900+ risk experts from 80 countries
  • Changes in legislation and regulation, including concerns around BREXIT and new trade barriers and protectionism climbs 3 places to rank as the 2nd most important risk to UK businesses
  • Record-breaking losses push natural catastrophes and climate change up risk agenda
  • Businesses worry about emerging risks and liabilities arising from new technologies

London, January 16, 2018: Like natural disasters, a cyber-attack can potentially impact hundreds of companies and incidents have escalated. Cyber incidents (# 1 with 60% of responses) are this year’s top business risk in the UK, according to the Allianz Risk Barometer 2018. So-called “cyber hurricane” events, where hackers disrupt large numbers of companies through common internet infrastructure dependencies, are increasing.


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Passenger traffic at Munich Airport rises to new all-time high of 44.6 million


Take-offs and landings up 2.6% to over 400,000

Munich Airport’s dynamic growth continued in 2017 with new traffic records in several categories: Passenger traffic increased by an impressive 2.3 million to a new all-time high of 44.6 million. This was a 5.5 percent gain over the 2016 figure. The airport also saw a strong surge in take-offs and landings, with an increase of more than 10,000 to approximately 405,000 – a gain of 2.6 percent. Without the reduction in services by Air Berlin in the summer period, followed by that airline’s bankruptcy, the increase would have been even bigger. Another record is reported by the airfreight segment, which achieved a total turnover of around 379,000 tons in 2017 – a 7 percent gain over the previous year.”These are outstanding traffic figures, especially when we consider the turbulence the aviation industry is currently experiencing. The massive increases once again underscore our airport’s importance as one of the leading air transportation hubs in Europe,” said Dr. Michael Kerkloh, the President and CEO of Munich Airport.


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January AYGP News

Goto 2017-18 AYGP Microsite

2017/2018 AYGP Skipper & Yacht of the Year
“Hardest sports trophy to win in Asia”

Goto 2017-18 AYGP micrositeChris Mitchell rises to the top of AYGP Rankings
By AY MultiMedia
January 16th 2018: Despite scoring only 6 points at the Royal Langkawi Int Regatta, Chris Mitchell skippering his Naut 40 Lady Bubbly has contested 4 regattas this season and takes over the lead in the AYGP Skipper Rankings, bumping John Newnham down to 2nd place and Ray Roberts to 3rd. Different story in the AYGP Yacht Rankings, Lady Bubbly moves up to 2nd place, but trails Otonomos Mandrake III with an 8 point lead, after contesting 4 events.



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France’s Armée de l’Air Welcomes First C-130J Super Hercules

ORLÉANS, France, Jan. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Florence Parly, France’s minister of the Armed Forces, officially welcomed the country’s first C-130J Super Hercules aircraft to the Armée de l’Air’s 62st Transport Wing with a ceremony at Orléans-Bricy Air Base today. Government officials from France and the United States also attended the ceremony, along with representatives from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT).

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