General Data Protection Regulation

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Top 10 HR questions October 2017: Modern slavery statements and GDPR

The requirement for large employers to publish a slavery and human trafficking statement came into force in October 2015 and...

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ICO to offer GDPR helpline for small businesses

23 Oct 2017

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) will launch a number of support features to help small businesses to prepare for the...

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Data protection in occupational health: a guide

4 Oct 2017

The growth of internet and mobile technology has made it all the more important to understand rules on data protection...

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Top 10 HR questions September 2017: Travel time and zero hours status

3 Oct 2017

Should you include time spent travelling when calculating employees’ working time? The number one FAQ for September deals with this...

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Data Protection Bill unveiled

14 Sep 2017

The Government has published the Data Protection Bill, which will supplement the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in the UK....

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Top 10 HR questions August 2017: GDPR and holiday pay

12 Sep 2017

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will require employers to provide employees with a privacy notice, detailing how their personal...

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Data subject access requests: Common employer queries

5 Sep 2017

How should employers deal with data subject access requests and how will the process change for employers when the General...

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Data protection: Post-Brexit EU partnership plan revealed

25 Aug 2017

The Government has issued a policy paper proposing to develop a post-Brexit partnership with the EU on data protection matters....

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Microchipping workers: What are the moral, practical and legal implications?

22 Aug 2017

Three Square Market, a Wisconsin-based tech company, recently became one of the first in the world to microchip staff. David...

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Five ways HR can lead the way with GDPR

15 Aug 2017

While the GDPR brings risks and eye-watering penalties for non-compliance, it also brings great opportunities for firms that use it...

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New Data Protection Bill to launch next month

7 Aug 2017

The Government has today outlined its intention for a new Data Protection Bill, to be published in September 2017, which...

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Top 10 HR questions July 2017: Data subject access requests

2 Aug 2017

Employers will have less time to respond to data subject access requests under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and...

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Repeal Bill: No immediate change for workers’ rights

14 Jul 2017

EU-derived legislation such as the Working Time Directive, TUPE and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will continue to apply...

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General Data Protection Regulation – are you ready?

4 Jul 2017

Regardless of Brexit, the General Data Protection Regulation will bring in a range of new rights allowing employees to access...

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Top 10 HR questions June 2017: Maximum workplace temperature

4 Jul 2017

With a temperature of 34.5°C recorded at Heathrow, 21 June 2017 was Britain’s hottest June day for 40 years.
Whether...

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