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What's new for 2018?

As 2017 draws to a close, here are the top five things employers should be aware of for 2018: 1. Data protection. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force in May 2018. Billed as the most important change in data privacy ...


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When data protection goes wrong

Data protection issues seem to be hitting the headlines more often at the moment, with large-scale breaches releasing the personal data of thousands of people into the public domain or the hands of criminals.  Our personal data is becoming a ...


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GDPR: need-to-know data protection

The advent of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May 2018 sees the biggest change to data protection legislation for 20 years. International Workplace Managing Director David Sharp reports on a recent seminar on the subject I ha...


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Protecting yourself online – the threat of Ransomware

Over the last few days the headlines have been full of the ‘Wannacry’ ransomware cyber threat that has very publicly hit a lot of businesses worldwide. This is not the first and certainly will not be the last ransomware attack that we ...


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Cyber security: a people problem?

The global ransomware attack on thousands of private and public sector organisations across dozens of countries on Friday 12 May has been called the ‘largest ransomware attack observed in history’, causing hundreds of NHS operations to...


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Data protection: fast approaching changes for employers

There are many upcoming changes to the laws relating to data protection. These new laws will change how we collect, store and use data. For some, much work will be required, for example, a need to check consent notices to ensure they are compliant...