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DATA PROTECTION

ICO’s IT security checklists for homeworkers

CORONAVIRUS - DATA PROTECTION

The ICO’s new coronavirus hub

DATA PROTECTION

Not liable for employee’s misuse of personal data

In 2013 a rogue employee deliberately disclosed the personal data of 100,000 colleagues. However, the Supreme Court has now ruled that the employer wasn’t vicariously liable for his actions. Why did it reach this decision? More...

GDPR

£120,000 fine for unencrypted USB stick

DATA PROTECTION

GDPR and subject access requests

Currently, you have 40 days to respond to a subject access request (SAR) and can charge a £10 fee. What will happen when the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force in May 2018? More...

PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT

OK to fit monitoring sensors under desks?

In August 2017 it was reported that Barclays had anonymously put devices that monitor heat and motion under employees’ desks. This sounds like an effective way to see what staff get up to but what’s the potential problem? More...

DATA PROTECTION

Goodbye to the Data Protection Act 1998

GRIEVANCES

Grievances: a right to see your investigation notes?

An employee recently raised a grievance and is unhappy about how you dealt with it. They now want you to disclose all written documentation relating to your investigation. Must you comply with their request? More...

DATA PROTECTION

Convicted for having CCTV

An employer who installed CCTV on business premises has been convicted of a criminal offence under the Data Protection Act 1998. You can have CCTV but what did this employer fail to do? More...

SICKNESS ABSENCE

£9,000 award for botched absence investigation

When the Metropolitan Police discovered an officer had gone on holiday to Barbados whilst off sick, it launched a disciplinary investigation. However, one fatal error cost it £9,000 in damages. What do you need to know? More...
Last updated: 12.08.2020

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