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UK GDPR – Five Current Issues Business Leaders Should Be Aware Of

Tuesday, 12 October 2021

We’ve been living with the requirements of the UK General Data Protection Regulation for over three years. Vicki Bowles, a partner and barrister at national law firm VWV, looks at five issues for business now that we’re operating with the UK regime.

UK GDPR – Five Current Issues Business Leaders Should Be Aware Of

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 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 Information Law

Are We Really Looking at a Cookie-Less Future?

Monday, 26 July 2021

Those in marketing will likely already be aware of the planned changes or 'privacy pivots' planned by Google and already implemented by Apple.

Are We Really Looking at a Cookie-Less Future?

Articles & Blogs Information Law

Think Before You Troll?

Monday, 26 July 2021

Whilst social media can be an invaluable tool in helping to connect and unite people around the world (particularly in current times), online abuse and trolling is unfortunately a common - and completely unacceptable - experience for many users.

Think Before You Troll?

Articles & Blogs Information Law Private Client

Can You Leave Digital Assets in Your Will?

Monday, 26 July 2021

During the pandemic our lives have shifted online to an even greater extent than before, meaning that digital assets are playing an ever greater role in everyday life.

Can You Leave Digital Assets in Your Will?

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 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