Kirsty McAuley, corporate and commercial lawyer at Coodes Solicitors, gives her top 5 tips to get your business ready for the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which is due to be implemented into national law by 2018. Review how you hold data now A good starting point is reviewing how you currently hold and […]
Thursday 23rd June 2016 marked a significant day for the UK. As the majority of the public voted to leave the European Union, there has been a lot of uncertainty around the future of the UK and the direction we would be taking following the EU referendum.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is definitely coming into law in May 2018 and will financially penalise organisations that are based in or operate from the EU that are not GDPR compliant.
In a survey of 100 UK CEOs, KPMG found that nearly 60% believe their ability to do business will be hindered once Brexit takes place if UK privacy rules are not aligned to the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is definitely coming into law in May 2018 and will financially penalise organisations that are based in or operate from the EU that are not GDPR compliant. A business that is not GDPR compliant could face a fine of €20m or 4% of its annual turnover. Organisations need to […]
GDPR, the New EU General Data Protection Regulation is coming into force in May 2018 and as cyber-attacks continue to hit organisations and the headlines it’s important that businesses minimize the risks of a breach.
By 2020 utilities companies must install 53 million smart meters across UK homes and businesses and while there is evidence to suggest that they do help to save costs, for example, a Uswitch poll showed that 52% are seeing their energy bills lower, due to the installation of a smart meter in their home, there […]
On 5 October 2016, Talk Talk was issued with a £400,000 fine – the highest fine yet from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) – for breach of its security obligations under the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA).
The skills gap is widening with each passing year in the UK, and we as small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) need to be clever if we’re going to find a way to bridge it.
Custom apps have the potential to help teams and businesses become more productive, by improving inefficient processes internally and reducing scattered information. But once companies decide they want a custom app, the next step is to determine whether it is possible to build the app in-house or hire an external expert to create it […]
Posted on 9th December 2016 in Technology.
What do supermarkets, video games and search engines have in common? They all belong to sectors that have seen major hacks over the last few years. The cyberattacks on Tesco Banking, Sony and Yahoo, are just some of the most public examples in demonstrating that the ‘hacker industry’ is continuing to gather strength, attacking vulnerabilities […]
Business Intelligence (BI) is an umbrella term, used to describe the tools and systems which inform and guide strategy within organisations.
Posted on 8th December 2016 in Technology.