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Weekly Round-Up: 25th May 2018

Your Data, your choice Today marks the biggest change to UK data protection law in a generation. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is an evolution of the current Data Protection Act (1998) and comes into effect. Regulated by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the new law gives people more control about how their

Weekly Round-up 14th May 2018

No change, no change  Despite plenty of speculation to the contrary, at its meeting ending on 9 May 2018, the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) voted by a majority of 7-2 to maintain Bank Rate at 0.5%. The MPC highlighted that their preliminary estimate of GDP growth in the first quarter was

Weekly Round-Up: 8th May 2018

Wellbeing at Work The eighteenth annual survey report from the Institute of Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) examined trends in absence and health and well-being in UK workplaces. The survey of over 1,000 HR professionals provided important insights into one of the most pressing issues of the modern workplace: the health and

Weekly Round-up 27th April 2018

Play your cards right According to UK Finance, spending on cards was 1.2 per cent lower than in March 2017 with repayments outstripping new lending in the first quarter of 2018. Outstanding levels of credit card borrowing have grown by 5.8 per cent over the year. Gross mortgage lending in March is estimated to

Weekly Round-Up: 23rd February 2018

Quicker than expected? In his latest report to the Treasury Select Committee, the Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney has highlighted that, since November, the prospect of a greater degree of excess demand over their forecast period and the expectation that inflation would remain above the target have further diminished. The report