Archived Legal Articles from 2017

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November

GDPR: Are you Ready?

16/11/17

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force in the UK from 25 May 2018 and will apply to all ' controllers ' and ' processors ' of ' personal data' . The education sector holds vast amounts of personal data relating to its employees, students and pupils who…

GDPR - Frequently Asked Questions

02/11/17

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force in the UK from 25 May 2018 and will apply to all ' controllers ' and ' processors ' of ' personal data' . Organisations hold vast amounts of personal data relating to employees, customers and suppliers. It is…

Data Protection Bill Starts Committee Stage

02/11/17

The Data Protection Bill started Committee Stage at the House of Lords on 30.10.2017, where the Lords had the opportunity to scrutinise the contents of the Bill line by line. The General Data Protection Regulation ('GDPR') will come into force on 25 May 2018 and will make significant…

GDPR and Mandatory Breach Reporting

01/11/17

The General Data Protection Regulation ('GDPR') will come into force in the UK from 25 May 2018. One of the changes the GDPR makes is the requirement for a personal data breach to be notified to the Information Commissioner's Office ('ICO'). Currently there is no legal…

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September

Are you prepared for the GDPR?

27/09/17

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force in the UK from 25 May 2018 and will apply to all ' controllers ' and ' processors ' of ' personal data' . The education sector holds vast amounts of personal data relating to its employees, students and pupils who…

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August

Preparing for GDPR

24/08/17

Preparing for GDPR The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) due to enter into force on 25 May 2018 is set to bring in a number of changes to the current data protection regime as set out in the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA). The Government has confirmed that the GDPR will apply and in its…

Queen's Speech confirms GDPR to survive Brexit

01/08/17

Through the Queen's Speech, the government confirmed that which the ICO has already indicated: that there will be data protection law in the UK post-Brexit. Alongside the Great Repeal Bill and various others, will sit a Data Protection Bill, as outlined on pages 46 & 47 of the Queen's Speech…

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June

Queen's Speech confirms GDPR to survive Brexit

26/06/17

Through last week's Queen's Speech, the government confirmed that which the ICO has already indicated: that there will be data protection law in the UK post-Brexit. Alongside the Great Repeal Bill and various others, will sit a Data Protection Bill, as outlined on pages 46 & 47 of the Queen…

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April

GDPR Countdown

13/04/17

With just over a year to go before the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) enters into force you may have started to think about how this impacts your business. A risk based approach is becoming more important because not only are you required to act within the law, you will be required to…

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