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Find out how Brexit may affect data issues.

Government updates guidance on Brexit


The UK government and the European Commission have published guidance to help understand the potential implications of Brexit. Our guide helps you find these resources and navigate through them.

Staying protected no matter what happens with Brexit

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Dr Sam De Silva 03-04-2019

Whether we stay or leave the EU, data protection remains an important concern for organisations. Dr Sam De Silva explains the steps needed to ensure you’re on top of things.

Draft Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration


The lead negotiators for the UK and the EU have agreed a withdrawal agreement that would provide for a transitional period until December 2020, as well as a political declaration on the framework for a future relationship thereafter. Both need to be formally adopted.



The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force on 25 May 2018. It applies to everyone trading within the EEA (including UK individuals and organisations).

Data protection


All organisations that collect, store or process personal information on living and identifiable people must comply with the Data Protection Act 2018. Additional resources can be found on the GDPR (now the Data Protection Act 2018 in the UK) here, icaew.com/gdpr

IT infrastructure


Practical guidance, commentary and support on IT infrastructure.



Resources covering data analytics and big data, data handling, data protection and GDPR, and data presentation.

Not just box ticking

Alan Calder 12-04-2017

Examining what boards and senior managers must do to meet their obligations under GDPR.