General Data Protection Regulation

Could temperature checks turn up the heat on the return to work?

With pubs, restaurants, cinemas and hairdressers set to open next month, many more people will be returning to work over...

Are wearable devices the answer to social distancing in workplaces?

26 May 2020

Could wearable devices that alert workers when they are not adhering to social distancing guidelines help employers bring staff back...

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ICO guidance on workplace coronavirus testing published

13 May 2020

The Information Commissioner’s Office has published guidance on how employers should handle data if they decide to test employees for...

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Businesses clamour for guidance over coronavirus data privacy

9 Mar 2020

What data privacy rules should businesses consider when dealing with Covid-19?

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Why data capture from employees needs to be ethical

20 Feb 2020

Virtual reality training can be hugely beneficial but the data captured by it must be handled with great care.

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Six essential GDPR steps for HR – Download the e-book now

17 Feb 2020

PROMOTED | As the gatekeepers and processors of employees’ personal data, HR teams have a critical role to play in an organisation’s GDPR strategy.

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IT workers

Artificial intelligence roles head up list of UK emerging jobs

13 Dec 2019

Artificial intelligence and tech roles fill the top ranks of the UK's fastest emerging jobs according to new data revealed by LinkedIn.

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Morrisons’ vicarious liability appeal reaches Supreme Court

6 Nov 2019

Morrisons’ appeal against the landmark decision that it was vicariously liable for a large-scale data breach is being heard at...

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Can an algorithm eradicate bias in our decision making?

29 Aug 2019

It's tempting to assume that artificial intelligence and machine learning can ensure HR's decisions in key areas such as recruitment and performance management are completely unbiased. But there are still vulnerabilities

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data privacy

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

26 Jul 2019

Employers could be collecting personal data from company tech.

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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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