The UK Health Secretary appears to be about to (on Thursday 17th February) impose a new contract on unwilling NHS employees. You can read more about the dispute here: http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/feb/11/junior-doctors-face-forced-contract-after-rejecting-jeremy-hunts-final-offer It is a dispute that has been rumbling along for some time. Here is a useful summary of the situation from earlier in the week: … More Junior Doctors: Imposed Contract?
The UK Government has drafted a new Surveillance Bill that has raised concerns for IT companies. Here is one account of Apple’s concerns: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-35153264 Clearly there is a confrontation here. The article cited mentions three issues: encryption, ‘self-hacking’ and compliance. These could each be treated in some detail as three related foci for analysis. Instead to kick … More Surveillance