Employment Law Updates
Open House
A case decided by the Information Commissioner has emphasised – if the point needed emphasising - the importance of securing the personal data of customers and resulted in an £80,000 fine for a London estate agency.   The agency, Life at Parliament View, transferred the personal data of over 18,000...
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Flown Away with My Data
The Information Commissioner’s Office is set to issue a fine of over £180 million following a breach of the new GDPR regulations.   Following an investigation into a data breach that occurred between June and September 2018, the Information Commissioner’s Office has announced its intention to fine British Airways the...
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Employment Law Updates
CCTV Brings Data Protection Fines
Fine of £120,000 issued to company for careless use of CCTV.   A company has been fined £120,000 by the Information Commissioner for filming people, even though it deleted the footage without using it, and left notices on display that filming was taking place. The company set up CCTV cameras...
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Employment Law Updates
GDPR: Claims by Employees for Data Breaches on the Horizon?
The Court of Appeal has ruled that a major UK employer is responsible for a breach in Data protection Rules, even though it accepted that the Company had done all it could to prevent the breach, and the breach was the result of a malicious employees’ deliberate aim of damaging...
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Employment Law Updates
GDPR Part 2!
Having a nice summer break? Looking forward to getting back to the office and getting on with the things that really matter…… like GDPR….. But wait a minute, that was so last May’s problem, right? We have our policies in place – what could go wrong, right?? RIGHT??? WRONG! For...
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Employment Law Updates
WARNING: Avoid the GDPR Boilerplate
The Information Commissioner’s Office has warned organisations not to expect or to rely on boilerplate policies to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation. Speaking at a conference organised by the Law Society, Richard Nevinson, Policy and Engagement Manager for the ICO, stressed that: “Following a template is not necessarily...
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Employment Law Updates
Directors’ Duties On GDPR
Many companies are already well underway on the road to compliance with GDPR. Those that are not underway, should be starting to look at their options shortly. We have noticed that some companies are not putting in place a paper trial to show that they have complied with the new...
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