essential one-day seminar from PersonnelToday.com and IRS shows HR
practitioners and line managers how to deal with data protection issues, from
the collection of personal employee data to the storage and deletion of
Protection at Work
one-day seminar gives clear guidance on how to deal with data protection
issues, from the collection of personal employee data to the storage and deletion
Data Protection Act 1998 has caused a lot of uncertainty and the subsequent
Codes of Practice have failed to improve the situation.
employers have to deal with the practicalities as employees exercise their new
seminar provides advice on the practical application of the Act and suggests
how to draft an appropriate compliance policy.
benefits to you and your organisation
attending the seminar, you will be able to:
Understand Data Protection law and how it affects employers
Recognise your duties to give employees access rights to their data
Advise your organisation on its obligations under the Data Protection Act and
the practical steps it can take to comply
will be particular emphasis on:
eight data protection principles in the legislation
Use of employee consent
Handling sensitive personal data
Rights of access to personal data
Exemptions from rights of access
Computers and the use of automated decision-making
Impact of the Codes of Practice
Data protection in recruitment and selection
The storage of health and employment records
Data protection and employee monitoring
Impact of case law on data protection rights
Remedies for breaches of the Act
practitioners, line managers and anyone with responsibility for managing people
or advising on employment policy and procedure.
can run a specially tailored version of this seminar for your organisation.
Call Paul Gasowski on 020 7347 3592.
overview of the data protection
Data Protection Act
The eight data protection principles
from the Act
Personal data and sensitive personal data
Practical exercises identifying and using exclusion and consents to the
processing of information
Recruitment and selection
Monitoring at work
rights of the individual
– The right of access to personal data
– Exemptions from right of access
– Automated decision making: computers in HR practice
forum and question session
An opportunity for discussion and sharing practical experiences
Codes in action
The use of practical examples from recruitment and identification of how the
Act may impact
The Codes of Practice in real situations
Storage of employment records
Which records are affected?
monitoring and medical testing
Using case studies to examine guidance given in the Codes of Practice on the
use of monitoring in disciplinary situations, and the protection of medical
Enforcement of the Act including an assessment of recent case law
A review of the main learning points and questions around Data Protection.
seminars come with comprehensive documentation, model policy statements and a
Certificate of Attendance.
£449 + VAT Private sector