EssentialSkillz has launched a new GDPR eLearning course on a topic all companies in the EU need to ensure they are up to speed on this year – General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). From 25th May 2018, the new legal framework on GDPR will apply, with businesses failing to recognise the compliance status facing substantial
Wednesday, 15 August 2012 by kateroberts
£1.8 million in fines handed out to companies who failed to safeguard personal data… A total of 68 warnings have been issued to firms in the UK by the information Commissioner’s office (ICO) relating to how private information is stored and accessed. This is an increase of 2% on last year. The number of fines
Monday, 16 April 2012 by kateroberts
Workers say they are more concerned with protecting their personal accounts than work information… A recent survey has indicated employees have a far more laidback attitude to issues like password protection and internet security in the workplace compared with the more stringent way they protect information relating to their own personal lives. A total of
Wednesday, 01 February 2012 by kateroberts
Organisations with more than 250 people may have to employ data protection officer… New reforms proposed by the European Commission will require organisations or companies with more than 250 employees to have a designated data protection officer in order to protect any personal information pertaining to staff and customers or clients of the particular organisation.