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Will You Be Ready For The New European Data Regulations?

In 2018 the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force and UK companies doing business in Europe will therefore need to be prepared in order to ensure compliance.

With this in mind what kind of things should you be thinking about in order to ensure that your company stays on the right side EU data protection law?


Why Has Google Been Given Access to NHS Patient Data?

One of the most sensitive and private aspects of our personal lives is our medical records.

Until 2014 when we started to hear how drug and insurance companies would be able to buy information taken from them we had assumed that that a promise of confidentiality would never be broken. It should not come as absolute surprise therefore that other types of companies would be next in line, and a recent article in New Scientist has highlighted how tech giant Google has been granted access to 1.6 million NHS patient records. If you’re wondering how and why, read on.


Reasons Why Young People Are Missing Out On IT Careers in the Financial Services Industry

A recent Computer Weekly article highlighted how, according to a leading London based investment management Careers Company young people may be missing out on rewarding IT careers in the financial services sector due to a lack of awareness of the opportunities and career pathways.

Investment 2020 who partner with firms to provide apprenticeships and careers information to young people have identified challenges for young people pursuing the IT career route in Financial Services


Techical Tip – Searching

Conducting effective web searches on e.g. on Google can actually be a very important way for businesses to gather all kinds of valuable information, but how can you be sure you’re getting the best out of your searches? For this week’s tip here’s how the search pros do it.