All items: Personal data

  • How to start preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

    Practical guidance on starting to prepare for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), including understanding the main changes that will impact on HR; obtaining organisational buy-in for GDPR compliance; assembling a GDPR compliance team; and conducting a risk assessment of employee data processing practices.

  • How to obtain and use medical reports on employees

    Practical guidance on obtaining and using a medical report on an employee for the purpose of managing absence, complying with the duty to make reasonable adjustments for disabled employees, or in the recruitment process, including how to comply with the Access to Medical Reports Act 1988 and the Data Protection Act 1998.

  • How to manage the retention of employee data

    Practical guidance on managing the retention of employee data, including complying with the Data Protection Act 1998 when keeping records of personal data, such as personnel files or recruitment records.

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Practical step-by-step advice on how to manage workplace situations relating to personal data.