However, simply because we can diverge does not mean that we should diverge; the benefits are negligible at best. The likely result would be the United Kingdom no longer being recognised as a “trusted partner” in the field of data security and the end of a free flow of data.
Brexit split with EU over personal data risks harm to UK business and security, report warns 07/08/2022
Proposals ‘driven by desire to show benefit from Brexit’.
The technology field will be hurt by the Data Bill and the breakdown of Horizon.
Show us that benefits outweigh the cost, BCS challenges government.
Speak to any business owner in 2018 and their biggest headache was getting to grips with changes in data protection law. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) shone a light on how businesses handled information about employees and customers.
The UK’s post-Brexit data policy [22 mins] 25/03/2022
London has been working on several laws and initiatives with potentially profound implications for its data protection regime.
Brexit has had an immeasurable impact on all aspects of UK society, and data centers are no exception. Supply chain continuity has already been damaged, and there is a growing demand for data sovereignty.
“Changing data protection law is very central to the government’s post-Brexit policy. We all remember the A-levels fiasco in 2020."
Fears of another A-level-style fiasco as scrutiny of policies made by computer are ditched following Brexit 10/02/2022
‘We all remember the A-levels fiasco, when an algorithm decided what results should be... the poorest students received worse marks’ / “Human review” of decisions made by computer algorithms will be quietly axed under a bonfire of EU laws, MPs have been warned – risking a repeat of the 2020 “A-levels fiasco”.
If the UK cannot meet European Union standards, it will become a global data pariah.
Cronofy - Back to EU 27/01/2022
While the UK has now left the EU, Cronofy is about to re-join. The UK government's plans to weaken data privacy laws is the final straw.
Recently, the government launched a wide-ranging consultation on proposed changes to the UK’s data landscape, with Brussels’ warnings that it will sever a data-sharing agreement with the UK if the proposed reforms are found to pose a threat to EU citizens’ privacy.
Hyperforce data sovereignty comes to France and Germany, but Brexit Britain must wait its turn 21/09/2021
Salesforce is extending its Hyperforce data sovereignty offering to the European Union (EU), but Brexit Britain won’t be part of the program until next year despite being the firm’s second largest market outside of the US.
JAMES BALL examines the areas where Britain is now feeling the painful consequences of its departure from the EU.
It's now been five years since the United Kingdom voted in a referendum to leave the European Union, and six months since it actually left.
Use Brexit to grow GM crops, bring back imperial measurements and scrap GDPR, taskforce urges 15/06/2021
The newly created Taskforce for Innovation, Growth and Regulatory Reform has identified more than 100 ‘Brexit dividends’.
With an adequacy decision for the UK looming, Laura Irvine, a Partner at law firm Davidson Chalmers Stewart, shares her insights on how this will affect storing data in the cloud.
Over the years there have been a number of stories about how EU laws impact our lives in the UK.
Uncertainty looms over UK’s post-Brexit data protection position: What CISOs should do now 22/04/2021
As the UK’s long-term data protection adequacy status is assessed in Brussels, UK organisations should take steps to ensure GDPR compliance regardless of the EU’s decision.
50 days on: Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal 23/02/2021
Saturday 20 February was the 50th day since Boris Johnson’s Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) came into effect. Anyone expecting it to settle all questions, or even most of the details, of how we will do business with the EU from now on will be mightily disappointed.
The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) has flagged up concerns regarding the impact the UK’s exit from the European Union (EU) will have on the online gambling industry.
Does the Brexit deal keep us safe? 05/01/2021
As the UK’s last European commissioner, I know how welcome it is that a deal was struck—and how much remains to be done
Tory peer urges Boris Johnson to scrap EU worker and environmental protections now Brexit is done 07/01/2021
A Tory peer recently ennobled by Boris Johnson has urged the prime minister to remove EU consumer and worker protections now that Brexit has happened.
Safeguards over data, pay and conditions, GM foods, hedge funds and disposal of old vehicles should all be binned, Daniel Hannan says.