You've probably heard it already but data protection law is changing - out with the old Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) and in with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which comes into force on May 25 2018, a mere 222 days away! (not that we’re counting)… There has, and continues to be a lot of attention paid to this – not a week goes by without hearing or reading something GDPR related and our sector is by no means immune. But beyond the doom and gloom that some are preaching, there are nuggets of comfort that mean we should tackle this head on.
Autistica recently launched Discover, the UK’s national autism research network. What does all this mean to someone like me, an actually autistic person? It means HOPE.
My curiosity has always been a key part of my life. As a young child I wanted to know how things worked; what I was looking up at in the night sky; what the fossils I was finding on the local beach were, as I held them in my hand.
AMRC’s party conference season activity came to an end last week with two successful roundtable meetings under our belts. We co-hosted roundtables at both the Labour and Conservative party conferences alongside our industry partners the BIA, ABPI and BIVDA.