As it received its third reading from MPs in a marathon all-night sitting, the Tories claimed that changes to the legislation had saved business from a ‘nightmare’.
As the Bill prepares to go to the House of Lords, Shadow Technology Minister Alan Duncan said that thanks to Tory amendments the original ‘heavy, cumbersome piece of legislation’ had been ‘dramatically slimmed down and improved’.
They had removed ‘draconian’ powers of access to emails and encrypted material.
The final ‘short simple’ measure was ‘a world away from the IT nightmare proposed by this Labour government when it first published this Bill,’ Duncan added.
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If businesses do not take cyber security seriously in their business planning regulators may do it for them, the ICAEW has warned
The Financial Reporting Council has issued guidance regarding the annual reporting of 1,200 large and smaller listed companies. The letter highlighted the key issues and improvements that can be made in the 2016 reporting season