The government wants to reduce the administrative burden on businesses

The government has rounded off London Tech Week by publishing its response to a consultation which aims to “harness the power of data” to “help British businesses trade abroad, boost the UK’s position as a science and technology superpower, and improve people’s everyday lives”.

It sets out how the Data Reform Bill – announced in this year’s Queen’s Speech – aims to strengthen the UK’s data protection standards while reducing the burden of prescriptive compliance on businesses. 

The government said it aims to “clampdown on bureaucracy, red tape and pointless paperwork”. It said since the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GD...

Suzanne Townley
News Editor
Solicitors Journal

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