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DATA PROTECTION

Employee prosecuted for selling client data

Staff who have access to your clients’ personal data may be tempted to sell or pass it onto a competitor. However, as one employee has just found out, this amounts to a criminal offence. What should all employees know? More...

DATA PROTECTION

Dealing with a blanket subject access request

You’ve received a subject access request from an employee who says that they want you to disclose “everything that mentions them”. Do they have a right to receive a hard copy of any record or document which has their name in it? More...

DATA PROTECTION

What makes personal data “sensitive”?

Under the Data Protection Act 1998 there are two types of data - “personal data” and “sensitive personal data”. What’s the difference between the two and how can you be sure that you’re handling each type correctly? More...

DATA PROTECTION

Data protection: what are they really after?

You’ve received a subject access request (SAR) from an individual but it isn’t obvious what personal data is being sought. Can you ignore it on the basis that it’s unclear? More...

DATA PROTECTION

Are your employees’ details accurate and up to date?

Sometimes employees will forget to tell you about, or deliberately fail to disclose, an important change to their personal circumstances. How can you ensure the information you hold is accurate and up to date? More...

DISCIPLINARY MATTERS

Disciplinary sanctions: gone but not forgotten

When a disciplinary sanction expires, all documents relating to the matter must be destroyed; you can’t keep hold of them “just in case”. But what about a record of the employee’s disciplinary offence. Must that be erased too? More...

DATA PROTECTION

New subject access Code of Practice

DATA PROTECTION

New subject access code of practice

DATA PROTECTION

Equality and diversity data nets £175,000 fine!

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has just fined an employer £175,000 after it published equality and diversity information on its website. That in itself isn’t unlawful, so what went wrong? More...

DATA PROTECTION

Q&A - can we use photos of employees?

Last updated: 23.08.2019

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