Today sees the launch of Drupal 8.4.0 - the fourth major version release of Drupal 8 as the D8 platform nears its second birthday in November. Like many other Drupal agencies and developers, our shift towards Drupal 8 as our default platform has largely happened over the past 6 months, with Drupal 8 now our first choice version over Drupal 7 for all new project developments going forward.
The new GDPR - General Data Protection Regulation - comes into effect on 25th May next year and replaces the current Data Protection laws across the UK and Europe. It's important that all businesses are aware of the changes, and what it potentially means for your business, as the consequences of not complying with the new regulations could be severe, with, worse case, fines of up to 20 million Euros for larger companies.
Update, Sept 2017: This month, we are contacting all of our existing clients to recommend moving their websites into HTTPS as Google in particular continues to make changes aimed at encouraging website owners to secure their websites.