The Data Protection Act 1998 was enacted to bring British law into line with the EU data protection directive of 1995. Since then, the rate at which technology has advanced has been astronomical, resulting in a surge of innovative ways in which businesses can commercially exploit personal data.
Symantec and Frost Data Capital have joined forces to create an incubator that will support small early-stage businesses that are working on cyber security to protect against threats targeting the Internet of Things and big data.
By announcing a £20m fund designed to help businesses develop driverless cars and propose ideas for a code of practice, the government hopes to make Britain the destination of choice for manufacturers to test autonomous technology.
The Beechbrook UK SME programme will represent a “significant addition” to the private credit sector in Britain, as the lender sets out to raise between £100m and £200m.
Independent hotel chain Travelodge experienced a 17.9 per cent year-on-year revenue growth in H1, which has prompted the company's owners to consider packing its bags with a £1bn sale.
When we look back in five years’ time, the ejection of the FCA’s CEO, Martin Wheatley, may have proven to be the catalyst for the capital advancement of British companies.
We keep being told one of the biggest threats to the economy is poor productivity. Finding the exact cause of the so-called "productivity puzzle" is as tricky as navigating London’s sewers without a torch.