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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

Liam Green
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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

Liam Green
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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?

Liam Green
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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?

Monica Beck
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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...