Web'n'HR® New Data Protection Law
Although the UK has voted to leave the EU, EU law will continue to shape our data protection obligations.The new EU General Data Protection Regulation (the GDPR), which introduces significant and demanding changes, will come into force in May 2018.
From then and until we exit the EU, the GDPR will apply directly to UK businesses. Even once we have left the EU, the Information Commissioner has confirmed that UK data protection standards will need to be on a par with those of the EU.
One of the best ways to prepare for the inevitable uplift in your data protection obligations is to ensure you have rigorous and measurable HR processes in place now.
Taking key HR activities, such as subject access requests, privacy notices and consent, transfers overseas, medical records and record retention, we will examine how best to comply with the current law. How will the GDPR affect these activities before and after our exit from the EU? Where are you most at risk and what can you do now to prepare?
For Clients on our HR Managed Services Agreements, we offer this Web ‘n’ HR Free of charge.