General Data Protection Regulation

Top 10 HR questions March 2019: Anonymous witness rights

If a witness in a disciplinary procedure wishes to remain anonymous, how can the employer balance their privacy against the...

Employers lack data needed to analyse ethnicity pay gap

21 Mar 2019

Ninety-five per cent of employers have not analysed their ethnicity pay gap, with many lacking the data that will enable...

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Local government worker prosecuted for sharing CVs with partner

27 Feb 2019

A former local government officer has been prosecuted for passing personal information about job applicants to his partner.
Kevin Bunsell...

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Nine New Year’s resolutions for HR

8 Jan 2019

You may be eating more healthily, exercising more or doing dry January, but for HR professionals returning to work, legal...

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A third of HR teams not deleting expired personal data

12 Dec 2018

A third of HR teams have admitted breaching the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by failing to delete personal data...

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GDPR: Compliance cheat sheet for HR departments

3 Sep 2018

HR can play an important part in ensuring compliance with the GDPR, helping to avoid thousands of pounds in fines...

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How on-demand data officers can help fill the knowledge gap

31 Aug 2018

Data is an invaluable resource for driving commercial decision-making yet a dearth of people with the requisite skills in the...

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How does the GDPR apply to businesses outside the EU?

20 Aug 2018

Organisations are still getting to grips with their obligations under the new General Data Protection Regulation. But if you operate...

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Gig economy drivers on collision course with GDPR

15 Aug 2018

Some of the major names in the development of the gig economy − such as Deliveroo, Pimlico Plumbers and Uber...

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Top 10 HR questions July 2018 – workplace temperatures and holiday pay

1 Aug 2018

We can’t be expected to work in this heat! This may have become a familiar complaint for employers to deal...

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Top 10 HR questions June 2018: Sporting events and background checks

3 Jul 2018

What kind of background checks can employers carry out before taking on a new employee, and has this been affected...

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Top 10 HR questions May 2018: GDPR special category data

1 Jun 2018

Many HR professionals will have spent months preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Now it is finally in...

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Five policies HR needs to revise ahead of the GDPR

23 May 2018

With Friday’s GDPR deadline looming, employers have undoubtedly been spending the last few weeks reviewing the data they store about...

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GDPR and payroll: 10 points to consider on personal data

10 May 2018

Handling payroll by its very nature requires processing a lot of personal data on employees. What actions do HR and...

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The top 10 questions April 2018: taxation of termination payments and GDPR

4 May 2018

New rules on the taxation of termination payments came into force in April 2018. All payments in lieu of notice...

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