A Comprehensive Guide to GDPR Compliance for UK Businesses

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Today, businesses across all industries are increasingly dependent on the collection, processing, and storage of personal data. With the growing concerns surrounding data privacy and security, it has become crucial for businesses to comply with regulations that ensure the protection of individuals’ personal information. The European Union (EU) introduced the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) […]

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Understanding GDPR in Employment Records Management

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The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has recently released important guidance on a topic that tends to be overlooked: managing employment records and ensuring data protection compliance. This guidance outlines what employers must, should, and could do in this regard. It’s common for many companies to underestimate the significance of properly managing employment records, but it’s […]

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A 2023 Recap on the GDPR Landscape in the UK

The implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in 2018 marked a significant shift in data privacy regulations worldwide. While the UK had left the European Union by the time the GDPR came into effect, it retained the regulation as part of its domestic law. In 2023, the UK’s data privacy landscape has seen […]

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The Value of GDPR Consultancy Services for UK Business

You could think of GDPR compliance as something that needs doing purely to avoid a fine. Or you could use it to help prepare your business for continual change and the growing impact of new technologies. Our team explains why the latter is the better option for UK businesses – and why your EU GDPR […]

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Mastering GDPR Article 27: A Guide for UK Business

If your business trades with EU customers, the chances are that you need to comply with GDPR Article 27. But why is that? And what does ‘compliance’ involve? You probably don’t spend a great deal of time (if any) learning UK law section by section, so it’s perhaps even less likely that you’re going to […]

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Requirements of Implementing and Developing an Appropriate Policy Document (APD) for UK Data Protection Compliance

GDPR requires companies processing special categories of data and criminal offense data to always protect that data and to respect the rights of the data subjects.  There is little known requirement defied in the Data Protection Act which requires companies to complete a very specific document to demonstrate compliance with these requirements. Failure to comply […]

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Passage of UK Data Protection Bill

The UK’s New Data Protection Bill – Where Are We? The Data Protection and Digital Information (No 2) Bill is currently making its way through Parliament. GDPR Local founder Adam Brogden looks at what that process involves. There’s a lot to like about the new UK Data Protection Bill (to give it its informal name). […]

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Criminal Records Data

Criminal Records Data and You: What You Need to Know Your organisation may process more data relating to criminal records than you might first imagine. If, for example, your business makes anti-terrorism, anti-money laundering or child safeguarding checks of people associated with it, you may be storing or processing criminal records data. That means you […]

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What is a personal data breach?

Many companies don’t take data privacy protection seriously until a data breach occurs.A data breach is the worst nightmare that can happen to a company.If you’ve ever faced a data breach, you will understand the difficulties that you might face without a robust protection. ICO thoroughly explains what a personal data breach is and how […]

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