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Companies with EU customers must act now

Grant Shackleston
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When the transition period ends and the UK’s exit from the European Union is complete, businesses with customers in Europe will need to keep on the right side of data protection legislation.    Under the European Union’s...

COVID-19 Office Closure

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COVID-19 CLIENT NOTICE Chattertons are open and we are working hard to provide our usual high standard of service to our clients. We are now able to see clients for essential meetings, by appointment only.   Most of our advisors are working...

Coronavirus COVID-19 Chattertons Update

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Chattertons Solicitors  are open for business.  However we are following government recommendations and would encourage you not to visit any of our offices except by prior arrangement. We are closely monitoring the developments of COVID-19 and are...

Morrisons 'vicariously liable' for data breach; What does the decision mean for employers?

Danielle Lister
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The Court of Appeal has recently upheld a judgment finding that the supermarket chain Morrisons was vicariously liable for a data leak of payroll information by a rogue employee.  The case concerned an employee of Morrisons, Mr Skelton, who was an...

PRACTICAL TIPS FOR KEEPING YOUR DATA SECURE

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Chattertons strive to give clear, comprehensive and practical advice – with that in mind, here are six helpful tips to assist your organisation in working towards keeping your data secure for GDPR compliance. Data Mapping In order to comply with...

The Positives of GDPR

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The General Data Protection Regulation comes into force on 25 May 2018. A recent survey by YouGov found that only 38% of business leaders and key decision makers are aware of GDPR. For those which are aware, only 14% of organisations viewed the changes in...

Data Protection Reforms - Is Your Organisation Ready?

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The current data protection law is embodied in the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) and compliance is overseen by a regulatory body, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The ICO have warned that “the biggest change to data protection law...

Are you GDPR Compliant?

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The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect from May this year. This will become law regardless of Brexit. All businesses / organisations that hold or process data, no matter their size or purpose, MUST comply with this largest shake up in...