Using personal data in your business from January 2021
6 October 2020

  The UK has left the EU, and the transition period after Brexit comes to an end this year. This page tells you what you'll need to do from 1 January 2021.   What personal data is Personal data is any information that can be used to identify a living person, including names, delivery details, IP addresses, or HR data such as payroll details. Most organisations use personal data in their daily operations. An example of this is a UK company that receives customer information from a... read more

Classification, labelling and packaging (CLP) after the Transition Period
30 September 2020

  Classification, labelling and packaging (CLP): what GB-based businesses, supplying the GB market, need to do after the Transition Period ends When the Transition Period ends on the 31st December 2020, the European Union Regulation for the Classification, Labelling and Packaging of substances and mixtures (EU CLP) will cease to apply in Great Britain (GB). From the 1st January 2021, the EU CLP Regulation will be replaced by the standalone GB Classification, Labelling and Packaging of sub... read more

Free Trade Agreement with Japan
15 September 2020

The UK has secured a free trade agreement with Japan, which is the UK’s first major trade deal as an independent trading nation and will increase trade with Japan by an estimated £15.2 billion.   The UK-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement was agreed in principle on Friday 11 September.   The deal is tailored to the UK economy and secures additional benefits beyond the EU-Japan trade deal, giving UK companies exporting to Japan a competitive advantage in a... read more

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