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The Future of Data Protection?

Friday, 08 October 2021

As businesses adapt and change to new ways of working and new technologies become more widely available, it is inevitable that data protection law will have to keep up.

Charity Fined by ICO for Not Implementing Proper Security Measures

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Independent Schools

Back to School Data Protection Refresher

Friday, 17 September 2021

The start of the new academic year is an ideal time to take stock of your school's data protection compliance and consider what's on the horizon over the next few months.

Back to School Data Protection Refresher

Articles & Blogs Charities Data Protection Information Law

Charity Fined by ICO for Not Implementing Proper Security Measures

Monday, 06 September 2021

In July 2021, registered charity Mermaids was fined £25,000 by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) for failing to implement an appropriate level of organisational and technical security to one of its internal email systems.

Charity Fined by ICO for Not Implementing Proper Security Measures

Articles & Blogs Data Protection

What’s New in the World of Data Protection?

Thursday, 08 July 2021

It has been an exciting few weeks in the world of data protection, with a plethora of news, recommendations and commentary to keep us busy. The highlight being that personal data can continue to flow freely from the EU to the UK.

What’s New in the World of Data Protection?

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Healthcare Information Law

Help! I've Received a Subject Access Request - What Should I Do?

Thursday, 08 July 2021

Accessing one's personal data, or making a subject access request (SAR), has become a popular mechanism for individuals to find out exactly what information an organisation holds about them.

Help! I've Received a Subject Access Request - What Should I Do?

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Healthcare Information Law

General Practice Data for Planning and Research Implementation Delayed

Monday, 05 July 2021

The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) and the British Medical Association (BMA) have raised concerns about the General Practice Data for Planning and Research (GPDPR) system. How does the delay impact your practice?

General Practice Data for Planning and Research Implementation Delayed

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Independent Schools Information Law

How to Protect Your School from Cyber-Attacks

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has recently issued an alert to the education sector regarding the increase in targeted cyber-attacks. Recent sophisticated attacks have already impacted some. How can you protect your school from cyber-attacks?

How to Protect Your School from Cyber-Attacks

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Information Law Public Sector

Public Sector - What to Do Before Engaging a New Service Provider

Monday, 26 April 2021

In this article, we set out some key data protection considerations for public sector organisations who are looking to engage (or perhaps have already engaged) a third-party processor, particularly if they are a cloud-based provider.

Public Sector - What to Do Before Engaging a New Service Provider

Articles & Blogs Academies & MATs Data Protection Information Law

Help! Our School Has Received a Subject Access Request - What Should We Do?

Thursday, 01 April 2021

Requesting personal information, or making a subject access request (SAR), has become a popular mechanism for pupils, parents and staff to find out exactly what information a school holds about them. Here's what you need to do when you receive one.

Help! Our School Has Received a Subject Access Request - What Should We Do?

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Independent Schools Information Law

Data Protection Following the End of the Brexit Transition Period - Key Issues for Schools

Friday, 19 March 2021

Data protection law has been in a state of flux over the past few years with the introduction of the GDPR, the new Data Protection Act and the additional uncertainty caused by Brexit.

Data Protection Following the End of the Brexit Transition Period - Key Issues for Schools

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Information Law

Help! I've Received a Subject Access Request - What Should I Do?

Wednesday, 10 March 2021

Accessing one’s personal information, or making a subject access request (SAR), has become a popular mechanism for individuals to find out exactly what information an organisation holds about them.

Help! I've Received a Subject Access Request - What Should I Do?

Articles & Blogs Charities Data Protection

Charity Mergers and Data Protection

Friday, 19 February 2021

The due diligence process begins at the start of a charities merger. Those responsible for reviewing the documents are usually faced with a raft of information and data protection can sometimes be overlooked.

Charity Mergers and Data Protection

Articles & Blogs Brexit Data Protection Recruitment

Brexit - Do Recruitment Businesses Need to Appoint an EU Representative?

Tuesday, 09 February 2021

The GDPR no longer has effect in the UK. Instead, recruitment businesses will need to comply with the UK GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018. However, you may still need to continue to comply with the EU GDPR and appoint an EU representative.

Brexit - Do Recruitment Businesses Need to Appoint an EU Representative?

Articles & Blogs Academies & MATs Brexit Data Protection Information Law

Data Protection Considerations Following the End of the Brexit Transition Period

Thursday, 04 February 2021

Data protection law has been in a state of flux over the past few years with the introduction of the GDPR, the new Data Protection Act and the additional uncertainty caused by Brexit.

Data Protection Considerations Following the End of the Brexit Transition Period

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Information Law

Data Protection in 2021 - 5 Trends We're Expecting This Year

Friday, 08 January 2021

A new year often comes with new developments to track and fresh challenges for individuals and organisations to overcome. What can we expect from the next 12 months?

Data Protection in 2021 - 5 Trends We're Expecting This Year