General Data Protection Regulation

data privacy

Privacy: what data can employers collect from company-issued tech?

Employers could be collecting personal data from company tech.

cyber-security

Five ways HR can improve cyber security

3 Jul 2019

Incidents such as those at Morrisons and Butlin's show that employees can be a significant risk in terms cyber security. What can HR do to reduce the threat?

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When does keeping tabs on working time overstep the line?

2 Jul 2019

A recent ECJ case means employers will need to more closely track employee time at work. But when does concern over employees' wellbeing turn into spying on them?

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Could DNA testing be the key to developing talent?

31 May 2019

DNA testing for ancestry and medical insights has become increasingly popular as the technology matures, but what impact could it have on talent development at work?

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GDPR: Managing privacy is now key to mergers and acquisitions

24 May 2019

This weekend marks a year since the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation. Tim Bird examines how worrying gaps...

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City of London

How to navigate managers regime, GDPR and criminal records checks

10 May 2019

How financial firms need to navigate the major data privacy implications of criminal records checks made necessary by the Senior Managers and Certification Regime

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Uber not complying with GDPR requests say drivers

7 May 2019

Uber drivers are threatening to take legal action over claims the company has refused to disclose the personal data it...

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One year on from GDPR – managing the data ‘snowstorm’ within occupational health

3 May 2019

This month (May) is the first anniversary of the arrival of GDPR, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation. Dr...

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Morrisons data leak: implications for employers

2 May 2019

As Morrisons is granted permission to appeal its vicarious liability case, where a rogue employee leaked its employees’ personal data,...

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Top 10 HR questions March 2019: Anonymous witness rights

2 Apr 2019

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

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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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