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ePrivacy reform: Privacy and electronic communications regulations (PECR) under review

While preparations for the GDPR dominate the headlines, it’s not the only change for the digital economy. As technology evolves at a phenomenal rate, the laws that govern internet-based services, such as eLearning, are moving at an equally r...


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Digital Records Management: an essential guide to data protection for FMs

With the rapid growth of cloud-based solutions delivered by third party providers, facilities managers find themselves increasingly drawn into the thorny issue of data protection at work. Whether deploying a new room booking software application, ...


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Want to be an International Workplace test pilot?

Would you like to become a volunteer Test Pilot for International Workplace? To help us test our growing portfolio of online courses and digital learning solutions before they go live, we’re bringing together a panel of volunteers ...


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ICO warns UK firms to respect customers’ data wishes as it fines Flybe and Honda

Two companies have been fined a total of £83,000 for breaking the rules about how people’s personal information should be treated when sending marketing emails. An investigation by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) fou...


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Businesses could face fines for ignoring CCTV data protection law

A business owner has been prosecuted for failing to register with the ICO because she was using in-store CCTV. Kavitha Karthikesu pleaded guilty to the offence under Section 17 of the Data Protection Act at Coventry Magistrates’ Court on 1 ...


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TalkTalk receives record £400,000 fine for failing to prevent October 2015 attack

Telecoms company TalkTalk has been issued with a record £400,000 fine by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for security failings that allowed a cyber attacker to access customer data ‘with ease’. The ICO’s i...