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Eight things about the GDPR you absolutely must know

Eight things about the GDPR you absolutely must know

25 May 2018: This date should be etched into your brain, because it is the date the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will apply in the UK. 

Employment in Financial Services – People Get Ready (SMCR is coming)

Employment in Financial Services – People Get Ready (SMCR is coming)

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published its long-awaited consultation paper on the extension of the Senior Managers and Certification regime (SMCR) to all FCA regulated firms.  The consultation paper, in all of its 392-page glory, can be found here.   The consultation is open for comments until 3 November 2017 and the final rules and guidance are expected in Summer 2018.  In the meantime, there is plenty for affected firms to do now to get ahead of the game.

Just how good is the Taylor "Good Work" Review?

Just how good is the Taylor "Good Work" Review?

Describing your own report as "Good Work" might suggest that Matthew Taylor is quite pleased with the outcome of his Review into Modern Working Practices.

Queen’s Speech – employment revelations (spoiler alert: they’re pretty brief)

Queen’s Speech – employment revelations (spoiler alert: they’re pretty brief)

By now, you will be aware that the Queen’s Speech was fairly stripped back and Brexit dominated.  That doesn’t mean, however, that it was entirely devoid of relevance to the world of work. 

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