On the 9th January 2018, the European Commission published a notice to stakeholders confirming that, post-Brexit, the UK will become a “third country” which may impact personal data transfers from the EU to the UK.

Not only are 4D Data Centres members of techUK, the UKs largest trade association of technology companies, but two of our directors are active contributors to their cloud and data centre councils. This is an overview compiled by techUK Associate Director, Emma Fryer.

On 8th February, the House of Lords EU committee heard evidence from three executives from the IT sector

Finance & Investment Forum 31st January - 1st February 2018, London Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square

On 9th January, as part of her cabinet reshuffle, Theresa May made Margot James the new digital minister, replacing Matt Hancock who himself was promoted to Secretary of State.

2018 is underway and as we all settle back into work mode one can’t help but ponder what the year ahead may have in store for us.

FinTech

Keith Bedell-Pearce, Chairman of 4D Data Centres, looks at what’s hot in savings and investment FinTech and makes six forecasts for the future.

tech revolution

The last 20 years has seen the cementing of The Information Age, characterised by seismic shifts in consumer behaviour thanks to the onset of the digital revolution.

expanding data post brexit

In November 2016, a Russian court of law found LinkedIn to be non-compliant with a regulation that requires all personal data from Russian citizens to be housed in servers physically located on Russian soil.

cost of GDPR british businesses

In advertising, there is a general understanding that you need to be exposed to a message multiple times until it is absorbed into your psyche.