How The Transfer Of Data Will Be Impacted By Brexit

Legislation

Currently, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) is the primary legislation that governs the use of data in the UK.

The Government have already stated that upon the end of the transition period, from 1st January 2021, the EU GDPR will be incorporated into the UK law to create a new UK GDPR. Together with the Data Protection Act 2018, this will become the UK’s primary data protection legislation.

Trade Post Brexit

The UK will officially cease to be a member of the EU on the 1st January 2021.  We are currently in a transition period whereby the UK for most purposes, is still treated as though it is an EU member state. However, this transition period will come to an end on 31st December 2020 and we will finally start to experience the impact of Brexit following the end of this period.

TRADE

How businesses should prepare for supply chain and contractual consequences

The Brexit transition period will come to an end on the 31st December 2020 and from the 1st January 2021, the UK will begin to experience the full impact of Brexit.

Supply chain & commercial contracts

There will be changes in import and export rules and a change in customs, tariffs and duties.

Top Tips for Employers: Providing References

Compensation

It is important that employers get the position right when it comes to employee references as an employer could potentially be liable to the employee and the new employer if they get it wrong. Thousands of individuals have been made redundant over the past few months as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic and it is hoped that once the economy starts to pick back up again, employers will receive a number of reference requests for new positions. This article therefore includes some top tips for employers to consider when providing employee references.