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How to Ensure Your Organisation is Complying with the Data Protection Act

Thursday, 12 May 2022

Watch our latest video in which our expert lawyers answer questions on vital data protection law. This time we talk about compliance, and what to do to ensure that you can meet the requirements of the law.

How to Ensure Your Organisation is Complying with the Data Protection Act

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Information Law

Responding to Data Protection Claims - The Turning of the Tide?

Thursday, 12 May 2022

Has the tide now turned for data protection litigation? We consider the changing position and the reasons for it - which will hopefully provide all businesses with some comfort and pause for thought when responding to claims.

Responding to Data Protection Claims - The Turning of the Tide?

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Information Law

Data Protection - What's New and Upcoming? May 2022 Roundup

Thursday, 12 May 2022

Over recent years the public has become more aware of data protection rights. However, a number of recent cases indicate that the courts are taking a pragmatic approach.

Data Protection - What's New and Upcoming? May 2022 Roundup

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Information Law

Breach Reporting - A Reminder

Thursday, 12 May 2022

We are seeing more organisations contact us because they are concerned that they have suffered a data breach. Here is a breakdown of how you can avoid a similar outcome.

Breach Reporting - a Reminder

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Information Law Recruitment

How to Avoid a Fine for Data Breach - Sometimes Even Lawyers Get it Wrong

Friday, 25 March 2022

The ICO issued criminal lawyers, Tuckers Solicitors, a £98,000 fine for failing to securely process their clients' personal data against unauthorised or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, destruction or damage.

How to Avoid a Fine for Data Breach - Sometimes Even Lawyers Get it Wrong

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Information Law Recruitment

Tempcover Ltd Fined - The Unintended Cost of Marketing

Friday, 25 March 2022

Between November 2019 and May 2020, 13 complaints were made against Tempcover for spam messages they 'did not consent to'. 12 were made via Mobile UK and one directly to the ICO.

Tempcover Ltd Fined - The Unintended Cost of Marketing

Articles & Blogs Data Protection

Privacy Notices - What Your Organisation Needs to Know

Tuesday, 22 March 2022

Watch our latest video in which our expert lawyers answer questions on vital data protection law. This time we talk about privacy notices and what key areas your organisation needs to be aware of.

Privacy Notices - What Your Organisation Needs to Know

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Information Law Recruitment

Is Your Recruitment Agency Protected Against Human Error?

Tuesday, 22 March 2022

Recruitment agencies must ensure that they put in place technical and organisational measures to safeguard personal data.

Is Your Recruitment Agency Protected Against Human Error?

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Employment

Personal Emails Sent from General Business Enquiries Account Not Private or Confidential

Friday, 11 March 2022

In the case of Brake and another v Guy and others, the Court of Appeal has found an employee's personal emails sent from a general business enquiries account could not reasonably be expected to remain private or confidential.

Personal Emails Sent from General Business Enquiries Account Not Private or Confidential

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Information Law

Data Protection - What's New and Upcoming?

Tuesday, 22 February 2022

Over recent years the public has become more aware of data protection rights, and we have seen increased claims for damages. However, two recent cases indicate that, despite the rise in data breach claims, the courts will take a pragmatic approach.

Data Protection - What's New and Upcoming?

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Higher Education Information Law

Online Safety Bill Makes Its Journey Through to Parliament

Tuesday, 22 February 2022

The use of social media networks and video sharing platforms has exploded over the last decade, resulting in the introduction by the UK Government of the revolutionary Online Safety Bill (OSB).

Online Safety Bill Makes Its Journey Through to Parliament

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Higher Education Information Law

Data Protection - What's New and Upcoming? February 2022 Roundup

Tuesday, 22 February 2022

Over recent years the public has become more aware of data protection rights, and we have seen increased claims for damages. However, two recent cases indicate that, despite the rise in data breach claims, the courts will take a pragmatic approach.

Data Protection - What's New and Upcoming? February 2022 Roundup

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Information Law

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