What Is The General Data Protection Regulation?

What Is The General Data Protection Regulation?

Businesses in the UK should be preparing themselves for the forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), new EU legislation that will be coming in to replace the Data Protection Act 1998. The new regulations have been drafted in order to cover the different ways that data is now being used, bringing in tougher fines for breaches and non-compliance, while also giving people more of a […]

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CFOs Planning To Hire For Digital Transformation

CFOs Planning To Hire For Digital Transformation

Digital transformation is a term that’s being thrown around in many businesses, big and small, these days. Making sure your firm is able to cope with the demands of our increasingly digital world is essential to success. With more companies planning digital transformation, a picture is emerging of a skills shortage in this area. New research conducted by Robert Half has revealed that eight out […]

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Construction Firm Health & Safety Beard Ban Draws Criticism

Construction Firm Health & Safety Beard Ban Draws Criticism

A company that has decided to ban beards at work and which requires all employees to be clean shaven so they can wear their dust masks effectively has been criticised by the biggest construction union in the UK. Housing maintenance firm Mears recently told employees doing social housing maintenance work in the borough of Tower Hamlets in London during a tool box talk that beards […]

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UK Licensing Laws ‘Should Follow Australia’

UK Licensing Laws ‘Should Follow Australia’

Over ten years ago the Labour government of the time introduced a major shake up of alcohol licensing laws, bringing 24-hour drinking to the UK. The changes, which came into force in 2005, were met with a mixed response at the time and continue to divide opinion. But now a new study, which compares the licensing laws of the UK with Australia and the impact […]

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