Regulation Hurts Small Business

Since leaving university in the mid 90s I have worked in the IT industry, predominantly as a software and web developer and consultant. I’m currently director of a small IT consulting firm. Over the last nearly twenty years I have provided advice and software services to hundreds of small to medium businesses as well as large corporates across almost every industry sector imaginable. In that time I have found that; while changes to legislation and compliance requirements make for easy money for those of us in the IT industry who are charged with developing and modifying systems to comply with each…