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GDPR WILL HAVE GLOBAL IMPACT: AND ORGANISATIONS UNPREPARED SAYS GARTNER

The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will have a global impact when it goes into effect on 25th May, 2018, according to Gartner, Inc. Gartner predicts that by the end of 2018, more than 50 per cent of companies affected by the GDPR will not be in full compliance with its requirements. “The GDPR […]

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MPS CALL FOR END TO ‘BOGUS’ SELF EMPLOYMENT STATUS OF DRIVERS AND COURIERS FOR UBER AND DELIVEROO

Drivers and couriers for companies like Uber and Deliveroo need full worker rights and not “bogus” self-employment status, MPs have said. Self-employed status leaves workers vulnerable to “exploitation”, the Work and Pensions Committee concluded after an investigation into the issue. And chair Frank Field also criticised Uber’s recent move to introduce a sickness insurance scheme for drivers. […]

NHS trusts worst deficits ever

NHS BOSSES SPENT HALF OF AUTUMN STATEMENT CASH ON OUTSIDE SERVICES

Health chiefs spent around half of the £2 billion extra cash allocated in George Osborne’s pre-2015 election Autumn Statement on buying care from private and other non-NHS providers, an analysis has shown. The Health Foundation research for the Financial Times showed £901 million was spent on buying services from outside the health service in 2015/16 […]