As confirmed by the Information Commissioner’s Office, it is business as usual for data protection until the end of end of December 2020. What happens at that point is still unclear because it depends on negotiations which will take place during the transition period. The ICO has, however, produced  list of helpful FAQs.

One thing is absolutely certain; the GDPR is not going away. We will have a UK version of the GDPR and the data protection regime as a whole is likely to look exceptionally familiar.