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Data Protection and GDPR - What Can Employers Learn from Morrisons Data Leak?

Friday, 15 December 2017

Morrisons has been found vicariously liable for the actions of a disgruntled former member of staff who posted personal data belonging to Morrisons employees online.

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Articles & Blogs Data Protection Independent Schools

Does Your School Know How to Carry Out a Data Protection Impact Assessment?

Wednesday, 06 December 2017

Accountability is a term frequently used in the context of preparations for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which will apply from 25 May 2018. This is because the GDPR not only requires compliance but a demonstration of that compliance.

Does Your School Know How to Carry Out a Data Protection Impact Assessment?

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Independent Schools

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

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

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.

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Articles & Blogs Data Protection Independent Schools

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.

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Articles & Blogs Data Protection Employment

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 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 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

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

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 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 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

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

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