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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
The second phase of the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) is now live with an assessment deadline of 5th December 2019. For those businesses that meet the requirements, it’s time to begin the compliance process, start work on your energy audits and identify savings opportunities. Our ESOS information sheet provides guidance...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
Technological developments in the energy sector means that it is now possible to remotely monitor your business’ energy consumption. The technology used for measuring gas and electricity varies slightly as Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) and standard gas is measured by a data logger and electricity is measured by an Automated Meter Reader...Read more
We are now emerging from the winter months where energy prices have been at a peak. As we move into spring / summer we would usually expect to see a slight easing on pricing as consumption reduces in the warmer months. However, with continual volatility surrounding "Brexit" and the political situation...Read more
...and we’re not just talking about the new tax year! 1st April 2017 marks the implementation deadline for P272 legislation.
What is P272?
In simple terms, this legislation changes how suppliers will settle power consumption and enforce Half Hourly (HH) metering where required. The legislation applies to all maximum demand meters with...Read more
A few months ago the Government introduced an amendment to the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulation (PECR). In a nutshell, this new legislation means that a phone number needs to be displayed when making a marketing call. The update to PECR applies to calls to individuals and businesses and is also relevant...Read more
The latest 2015 BCR Associates Business Report is now out.
Your typical energy bill can be a minefield of confusing terms and jargon that are often difficult to understand. With government legislations such as ESOS and P272 being enforced in recent months, it is more important than ever to get to...Read more
The Aug 2015 BCR Associates Business Report is now out.
Employers are often under pressure to keep on top of all new and updated legislation relating to their staff. For small business owners this is often difficult as you are already busy with the day to day running of your business.