Although the General Data Protection Regulation does not come into force until May 2018, employers need to be preparing now. Experts Ross McKean and Katherine Gibson give practical advice for employers developing a compliance plan.
A recent legal case involving messaging service WhatsApp raises issues about monitoring employee communications. Nick Le Riche, a partner at Bircham Dyson Bell, offers practical tips on balancing employees' privacy rights with employers' need to protect confidential data.
The Government seeks views on derogations under the General Data Protection Regulation.
Chris Cook is a partner and Keely Rushmore is a senior associate at SA Law. They round up the latest rulings.
Charles Wynn-Evans of Dechert LLP reports on some recent decisions on subject access requests, which will give employers food for thought.
The Information Commissioner's Office is consulting on draft guidance on consent under the General Data Protection Regulation.
The Information Commissioner's Office consults on draft guidance for complying with the rules on obtaining consent under the General Data Protection Regulation.
CCTV used to require installation by specialist security engineers, but modern small-scale camera systems can now be rigged up by almost anyone. Pam Loch, managing partner of Loch Employment Law, looks at the legal implications of surveillance cameras in the workplace.
Subject access requests - when an employee asks to see any personal data held on them - can throw legal negotiations into disarray if employers do not tread carefully.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to data protection.