Sensitive personal data

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  • Data protection: local authority

    Employment law manual

    Additional information on the law on data protection for local authority employers, including monitoring equality. To be read in conjunction with the general information on the law on data protection.

  • How to obtain and use medical reports on employees

    How to

    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.

  • Sensitive personal data

    Quick reference

    A table listing the information classified as sensitive personal data under the Data Protection Act 1998.

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HR and legal information and guidance relating to sensitive personal data.