The proposed merger between popular food retailers Sainsbury and Asda was announced in April 2018 and has been headline news in the press since. The deal was to supposedly result in a guaranteed 10% cut in food prices, greater efficiency and an improved level of customer services.

Commercial property in the north west has been performing above and beyond expectations in recent years with a 46% increase in investment activity to over 4 billion in 2017. During 2018, there were a total of 31 schemes completed in Manchester, compromising a mix of residential developments, offices, hotels and educational facilities.

It has now been over a year since the introduction of the dreaded GDPR. In the months preceding its incorporation, board and meeting rooms were awash with worried mummers and apocalyptic prophecies – but what has actually been the effect of GDPR?