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How Does Data Protection Affect Your Handling of Serious Incidents?

Wednesday, 06 December 2017

Every once in while unexpected and unfortunate events occur. These can range from parental complaints to allegations of abuse. Data protection is increasingly becoming part of your management of these incidents.

How Does Data Protection Affect Your Handling of Serious Incidents?

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Healthcare Information Law

How to Protect Your Practice From the Pitfalls of Data Protection

Tuesday, 31 October 2017

Following on from our recent article 'How to Prepare Your Practice for the New Data Protection Regime', this follow-up article advises clients on the common data protection issues and pitfalls to guard against and how to protect you and your practice.

How to Protect Your Practice From the Pitfalls of Data Protection

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Independent Schools Information Law

Does Your School Prevent Staff and Governors from Using Their Personal Email Addresses?

Monday, 09 October 2017

This is a data protection issue which is not often appreciated by schools. In our experience many schools do not realise that staff and governors using their personal email addresses for school work raises data protection risks until it is too late.

Data Protection

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Independent Schools Information Law

Five Key Risks Around GDPR Compliance

Monday, 09 October 2017

Following the volume of news and commentary surrounding the impending introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May 2018, it should come as no surprise that the pressure is now on schools to ensure they are prepared in time.

Data Protection

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Employment Information Law

Data Security - The Consequences of Getting It Wrong

Friday, 06 October 2017

A recent case regarding an employee who unlawfully obtained personal data demonstrates the potential consequences employees may face and the importance of employers having robust procedures in place around information security.

Data Security - The Consequences of Getting It Wrong

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Information Law Pharma & Life Sciences

UK Government Seeks to Give Certainty for How to Share Personal Data with the EU After Brexit

Wednesday, 27 September 2017

The UK Government has published a series of position papers on Brexit. In one, it has sought to give comfort to citizens, businesses and institutions on the exchange and protection of personal data.

UK Government Seeks to Give Certainty for How to Share Personal Data with the EU After Brexit

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Information Law Pharma & Life Sciences

How the GDPR Will Be Enforced - Information Commissioner Sets Out Plans in Blog

Wednesday, 06 September 2017

The Information Commissioner has been writing a series of blogs to bring a dose of reality to all the concern over the introduction of the new data protection laws to replace the Data Protection Act.

How the GDPR Will Be Enforced - Information Commissioner Sets Out Plans in Blog

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Healthcare Information Law

How to Prepare Your Practice for the New Data Protection Regime

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Last year it was announced that data protection law is changing. A new EU regulation known the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will apply from 25 May 2018 replacing the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA).

How to Prepare Your Practice for the New Data Protection Regime

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Employment Information Law

New Data Protection Laws - Government Publishes Statement of Intent

Friday, 18 August 2017

The Statement outlines the government's proposals for the new Data Protection Bill.

New Data Protection Laws - Government Publishes Statement of Intent

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Healthcare Higher Education Information Law Public Sector

Putting a Price on Privacy - Unlawful Disclosure of Information

Thursday, 20 July 2017

As our lives become increasingly digitalised, thousands of organisations hold and process personal information about individuals every day.

Putting a Price on Privacy - Unlawful Disclosure of Information

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Information Law Recruitment

GDPR - 4 Things That Recruitment Businesses Should Prepare for Now

Monday, 12 June 2017

In just under 12 months' time, on 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force. The GDPR will make massive changes to UK data protection laws. How will your recruitment business be affected?

GDPR - 4 Things That Recruitment Businesses Should Prepare for Now

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Information Law

New Data Protection Laws - It’s the Final Countdown

Thursday, 08 June 2017

In May 2016, organisations were given two years to get ready for some big data protection changes. The first year has flown by and now there is just under one year to go.

New Data Protection Laws - It’s the Final Countdown

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Independent Schools Information Law

Cyber Security

Friday, 02 June 2017

Andrew Gaille explores some of the steps that schools should be taking to manage cyber security risks

Cyber Security

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Information Law Pharma & Life Sciences

Will the New Data Protection Law Apply in Spite of Brexit?

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

In just over a year's time, the data protection laws in the UK are going to undergo massive change. There will be a great deal of additional obligations and fines of up to €20m for organisations that do not comply.

Will the New Data Protection Law Apply in Spite of Brexit?

Articles & Blogs Charities Data Protection Information Law

Fundraising and Data Protection - What Do Charities Need to Know?

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

There has been a continued focus on fundraising over the past few months and we outline several of the relevant updates below.

Fundraising and Data Protection - What Do Charities Need to Know?