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New data protection laws: now’s the time to step up cyber security

With just days to go until new data protection laws come into force, UK businesses are being urged to protect themselves against cyber crime after new statistics show over four in ten (43%) of businesses and two in ten charities (19%) suffered a c...


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ICO consults on increased powers under data protection reform

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has launched a consultation to gather the views of stakeholders and the public on the way it plans to regulate new data protection laws. People will have eight weeks to comment on the ICO’s ...


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International Workplace gains ISO 27001 accreditation

International Workplace has gained accreditation to the ISO 27001 Information Security standard, the global benchmark for managing information safely and securely. The standard helps organisations to manage the security of assets such...


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Introduction to the new Data Protection Bill published

The UK's third generation of data protection law has entered Parliament. The Data Protection Bill was published on 14 September 2017 and aims to modernise data protection laws to ensure they are effective in the years to come. The Information Com...


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Record fine for Carphone Warehouse after employee data put at risk

Carphone Warehouse has been issued with one of the largest fines by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), after one of its computer systems was compromised as a result of a cyber attack in 2015. The company’s failure to secure ...


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Last two places on tomorrow’s FM Legal Update

  There are just two places left on our next one-day FM Legal Update, which takes place at our Executive Centre in London tomorrow. Now in its 18th year, it’s still the most popular legal briefing in the sector. The programme cha...