The GDPR deadline is approaching and it's going to have some serious effects on how retail businesses handle their customers’ data. Despite being less than a month away, the majority still aren’t ready for the new legislation, with 57% of 101 retailers revealing in a recent survey that they were not fully prepared.
NfpSynergy has recently conducted a study on behalf of ‘Remember a Charity’ that shows 27% of people who regularly donate money to charity, are more willing to leave a large donation included in their will.
In recent years it seems that the UK is catching up with America, in signing up for paid monthly subscriptions to services and products from retail businesses currently on the market. Research findings conducted by YouGov found 1 in 10 people in the UK are subscribed to at least one business’s services, and it has proved to be an important revenue opportunity for retail businesses.
The Government has appointed a team of experts to advise on the future of the maritime industry in the UK, it has been announced. The agenda for discussion include the development of new technology surrounding autonomous vessels and digital ports to ensure that the UK remains a world leader in the maritime industry.
According to research conducted by the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) the shortage of workers in bricklaying, surveyor and construction roles has reached a record high in the UK, and unless something is done the industry will not be able to keep up with Government demands for thousands of new homes per year.
According to BBC News, films in which white celebrities are filmed promoting on the behalf of charities are said to be getting the boot, with new campaigns instead being fronted by those that the charity intends to help. The change follows backlash that white-celebrity led campaigns to promote ‘poverty tourism’ and rely on unfair stereotypes.
Historians researching the stone structure, which has stood in Wiltshire for over 4,000 years, have uncovered new evidence to suggest that the building of Stonehenge may have been part of a huge celebration that was just as important to Neolithic people as the final result.
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