Amid concerns surrounding the rapid rise in COVID-19 omicron cases, the UK government recently implemented Plan B measures in England. Here is a summary of the implications of these measures for employers.
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) recently released its response to the UK government consultation, ‘Data: A new direction’. The consultation was conducted by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).
After the political and constitutional upheaval of the last four years that has been Brexit, a trade deal—the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement—was finally reached between the United Kingdom (UK) and the European Union (EU) on December 24, 2020, just days before the deadline when the UK was set to crash out of all EU treaties.
On 31 January 2020, the United Kingdom formally left the European Union after 47 years of membership. However, for a transitional period that will end on 31 December 2020, it will still be covered by all current agreements including membership in the European Single Market and European Union Customs Union and rights such as freedom of movement of workers throughout the EU.
How do you sum up what just happened in the United Kingdom’s parliamentary election? I thought the journalist Hugo Rifkind did it rather well last Saturday on BBC Radio 4’s The News Quiz, a show that takes a satirical and comical look at the news (worth a listen): “Prime Minister Theresa May failed to get