General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): More FAQs

More FAQs on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) have been added to XpertHR. As employers are increasingly recognising the wide-ranging impact of the forthcoming changes to data protection law, we have answered more of your questions on the new obligations.

One of the questions that is frequently being raised is on the extent to which small businesses need to prepare for the new rules. The GDPR will apply to employers of all sizes as, even if a business employs only a small number of people, a data protection breach could have major consequences, for example if its work involves processing large amounts of sensitive personal data.

The newly added FAQs are:

Previously published GDPR FAQs cover areas including data subject access requests, recruitment data and criminal records checks.

To see all our FAQs on the GDPR, go to FAQs > Data protection > The General Data Protection Regulation.