SME survey calls for data protection reforms, but keep GDPR

30/11/2023 | DIGIT

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the UK are pushing for data protection reforms, according to a recent study from the country's Data & Marketing Association (DMA). The report indicates that 67% of SME owners believe the UK needs to reform its data protection laws to improve its global standing as a technology hub.

However, the DMA study also revealed that 79% of SME owners appreciate future UK data regulations need laws to safeguard customer data, while 72% said that the UK General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is essential.

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