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The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), due to come into force on 25th May 2018, has been cited as the largest change to data protection legislation in the last 20 years. As explained by PwC, the data privacy and protection landscape is rapidly transforming as new regulation puts all...Read more
With IT based services continuing to develop and evolve at a phenomenal rate, legislation needs to be regularly updated to protect online privacy. In January this year, the European Commission published a draft proposal to implement a new ePrivacy Regulation. The proposed regulation will replace the 2002 ePrivacy Directive (amended...Read more
Due to the sensitive nature of the sums divulged and the sheer importance of a companies’ insurance cover, the task of managing renewals often falls with the business owner or senior manager even if you have a procurement or facilities team in place. However, for many, carrying out a detailed...Read more
Cyber-crime is a hot topic at the moment with recent WannaCry ransomware attack affecting companies worldwide.
Experts such as James Burns (cyber product leader at CFC Underwriting) suggest that the SME sector, in particular, is at risk from such attacks. He explains that whilst “larger organisations have invested heavily in cyber...Read more
There are so many different types of insurance policies on the market, how do you know which is the right one for your business premises? In our experience, Office Insurance is a good way to ensure that your establishment is protected in the wake of any eventuality.
What is Office Insurance?
Office Insurance...Read more
BCR Associates were pleased to join nearly 200 stakeholders of North Devon’s manufacturing industry, who assembled at the Barnstaple Hotel on the evening of Thursday 18th May for the annual NDMA Awards ceremony.
The purpose of the event was to recognise the achievements of local manufacturers as well as the next...Read more
The water market opened on 1st April 2017 and industry experts predict that the market may be quite unstable for some time.
Deregulation of the water market has meant that there are more players in the market than ever before, new entrants are emerging whilst old players will have different roles. It’s...Read more
As you may already know, the Water Market became deregulated on 1st April 2017.
What does deregulation mean?
Up until 1st April 2017, most businesses had to purchase their water from their local water supplier. From April 2017, most businesses will be able to choose the retailer that they buy their water...Read more
The amount of water that your business uses will differ from industry sector to industry sector but all businesses could benefit from conserving water in one shape or form.
Here are our top 10 tips for conserving water at your business premises:
1. Install lower flow water fixtures
Taps, shower heads and toilets...Read more