New Regulations Ahead: London’s Transport Committee Report on Future Transport

  • Posted on 13th February 2018
New Regulations Ahead: London’s Transport Committee Report on Future Transport

The London Assembly’s Transport Committee has today published ‘Future transport – How is London responding to technological innovation?’   Transport is currently a highly topical issue; the suspension of Uber’s operating licence and oBike’s unsolicited launch have laid bare Transport for London’s (TfL) limitations in dealing with new technologies and forms of transportation. Outside of London transport has also been…

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What the UK Government’s announcements mean for the Gig Economy

  • Posted on 8th February 2018
What the UK Government’s announcements mean for the Gig Economy

The UK Government has published its long-awaited response to the Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices in an attempt to move the political focus away from the overwhelming Brexit agenda and onto a theme – “good work” – that Theresa May has repeatedly tried to embrace since becoming Prime Minister. Overall, the response marks a tentative shift in Tory policy:…

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Theresa May at Davos calls for international cooperation to regulate tech sector

  • Posted on 30th January 2018
Theresa May at Davos calls for international cooperation to regulate tech sector

Prime Minister Theresa May’s speech yesterday to the World Economic Forum in Davos saw her repeat calls for international action to regulate aspects of the tech sector that are disrupting the established economic players and norms. She was not alone in calling for action and this is a repeated refrain, but there still do not appear to be any signs of a coordinated…

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What are the implications of Brexit for Tech firms operating in the UK?

  • Posted on 4th July 2016
What are the implications of Brexit for Tech firms operating in the UK?

More than a week on from the UK’s decision to leave the EU, the political vacuum at the top of both main UK political parties means that the country’s policy priorities and future direction remain unclear. However, against an uncertain background, some potential implications for the Tech sector can be foreseen:   1. Uncertainty over Tech recruitment and access to…

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