A new charge structure for ICO registration has been confirmed by Parliament. It will be applied from 25 May 2018. Tier 1 will be £40. This is a rise of £5. Tier 1 is described as "micro-organisations." The definition is organisations employing no more than 10 staff and a maximum turnover of £632,000 per annum. Tier 2 will be £60. Registration fees are used to fund the ICO.