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Competition and Markets Authority puts focus on tech with new team

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 15:17
The UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is planning to build its expertise in technology and data, hiring a team of experts to handle a growing number of cases, including a new chief data and technology insights officer.
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EAT rejects Uber appeal against employment rights for drivers

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 10:26
Two Uber drivers should be classed as 'workers' entitled to paid rest breaks, holidays and the National Minimum Wage, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has confirmed.
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CMA publishes guidance for businesses on new approach to leniency in cartel cases

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 11:03
The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published guidance on its new approach to handling applications from businesses seeking leniency from prosecutions and fines for cartel activity.
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New pathway to help NHS patients gain faster access to innovative new treatments

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 14:16
Pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers will have the chance to obtain fast-tracked approval for the use of innovative new treatments and technologies on the NHS in England from April 2018, the UK government has announced.
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Use of algorithms must respect competition rules, says EU competition official

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 16:43
Businesses that wish to use computer algorithms to control the way they price their goods must ensure the software operates in accordance with competition laws, the director-general for competition at the European Commission has said.
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Technology identified as offering chance to boost Singapore construction industry

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 10:57
Moves by the Singaporean government to incentivise construction companies in the city state to embrace new digital technologies should be seen as a business opportunity, an expert has said.
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