Moving the regional headquarters to continental Europe will also help Panasonic avoid any barriers to the flow of people and goods, Laurent Abadie, chief executive officer of Panasonic Europe, told Nikkei.Of the employees based out of London office, 10 to 20 engaged in auditing and financial operations will be moved to the Netherlands, with only investor relations staff staying, the Nikkei report said.

Source: Japan’s Panasonic to move European headquarters to Amsterdam in October: Nikkei | Reuters

Commissioner Vestager on Commission decision to fine Google €4.34 billion for illegal practices regarding Android mobile devices to strengthen dominance of Google’s search engine:

Today, the Commission has decided to fine Google 4.34 billion euros for breaching EU antitrust rules. Google has engaged in illegal practices to cement its dominant market position in internet search. It must put an effective end to this conduct within 90 days or face penalty payments.Google’s search engine is its flagship product. Every year, Google generates more than 95 billion US dollars from adverts, such as those shown to and clicked on by users of Google Search. And much of this revenue is thanks to the rise of smart mobile devices, namely smartphones and tablets.Today, mobile internet makes up more than half of global internet traffic. It has changed the lives of millions of Europeans. No matter if we’re waiting for the metro, sitting in a meeting room or discussing with friends at the dinner table – more and more our hands reach for our smartphones and tablets to find the information we are looking for.

Source: European Commission – PRESS RELEASES – Press release – Statement by Commissioner Vestager on Commission decision to fine Google €4.34 billion for illegal practices regarding Android mobile devices to strengthen dominance of Google’s search engine

Half of Generation X and Baby Boomers see health insurance and death in service as major concern compared to a fifth of Generation Z and Millennials Additional holidays and sabbaticals and flexible working hours are considered the biggest priority when it comes to employee benefits, with 26% of UK employees preferring this over a pay-rise, a stu

Source: Quarter of employees value extra holiday over pay-rise | COVER

HAPPIEST COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD 2018

The happiest countries in the world 2018 have been ranked in the latest World Happiness Report. This year, Finland has snatched the title knocking Norway into second. The Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), a global initiative for the United Nations, has published this year’s World Happiness Report. The SDSN employs an international group of economists, neuroscientists and statisticians to survey citizens on their subjective wellb

Source: Happiest countries in the world 2018 | Atlas & Boots

Artikel 29-gruppen offentliggjorde i december 2017 en vejledning om samtykke som behandlingsgrundlag ved behandling af personoplysninger. Denne vejledning foreligger nu i endelig form.Artikel 29-gruppen, der består af medlemmer fra de enkelte nationale europæiske ‎datatilsyn, sendte i december 2017 et udkast til vejledning om samtykke i høring. Formålet med vejledningen er at bidrage til at give svar på, hvornår samtykke udgør et gyldigt behandlingsgrundlag i forhold til databeskyttelsesforordningen.Det var indtil den 23. januar 2018 muligt at komme med bemærkninger til vejledningen. Vejledningen findes nu i endelig form, og kan læses her.

Source: Endelig vejledning om samtykke fra Artikel 29-gruppen | NorrbomVinding