GDPR – what happens after Brexit?

31 January 2020

Will the GDPR still apply in the UK post-Brexit? The short answer is yes – once the UK exits the EU at 23:00 on 31 January 2020, all EU laws, including the GDPR, will automatically become part of UK domestic law due to the provisions of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. As many GDPR […]

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How could Brexit impact commercial contracts between businesses?

27 January 2020

After years of discussions, the UK is set to formally leave the EU on 31 January 2020 (Brexit).  Although the UK will cease to be an EU member from this date, the trading relationship between the UK and the EU member states will remain until 31 December 2020 (Transition Period).  Businesses have been considering the […]

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Heading for a Hard Brexit? Thoughts for the Facilities Management Outsourcing sector

25 June 2019

It is the last week of June 2019. The UK referendum took place three years ago in June 2016. In March the following year, Prime Minister May wrote to Donald Tusk triggering the Article 50 process and the UK looked set to leave the EU on 29 March 2019. The date was enshrined in law […]

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Seminar: Next Station Brexit – Mind the Gap

24 October 2017

3 November 2017 Wherever you stand on the issue itself, what happens (or doesn’t happen) on Brexit day will affect every business in the UK. Although some margins have come under pressure and some projects been shelved, the 250 Austrian subsidiaries in the UK have so far mostly adopted a “keep calm and carry on” […]

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Seminar: Building knowledge – three essential updates

23 October 2017

Tuesday 31 October 2017 The last six months have seen a tremendous period of change for construction. We are currently undergoing the largest review of health and safety legislation in the UK since 1945. At the same time, the Brexit “Great Repeal Bill” has been introduced to Parliament and its terms will significantly impact the […]

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Seminar: Brexit – Planning for the Unknown

9 May 2017

Tuesday 9 May 2017 The UK Government finally delivered its Article 50 notice to the European Council on 29 March. The contents of that letter created much disagreement across the continent almost as soon as it was taken out of the envelope. The prospects for a harmonious two-year negotiation period are therefore rather slim. But […]

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