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Moneysupermarket fined for ignoring email opt-outs

Price comparison website Moneysupermarket.com Ltd has been fined £80,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for sending millions of emails to customers who had made it clear they didn’t want to be contacted in that wa...


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Ex-employees pose significant data breach risk

Over half of former employees can still access their organisation’s corporate network, and businesses are failing to adequately protect their networks from the potential threat posed by ex-employees. As a result, nearly a quarter of UK busin...


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Local authority fined for publishing sensitive personal data in online planning documents

A council has been fined £150,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for publishing sensitive personal information about a family. Basildon Borough Council breached the Data Protection Act when it published the information...


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NaCTSO issues new emergency preparedness guidance

The National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO) has issued updated guidance for security managers of crowded places, in the light of the recent change of the threat level in the UK to ‘critical’. While the level has since been ...


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Digital Records Management event

A free event has been announced covering the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) due in May 2018, providing essential guidance on one of the biggest changes in law and practice for FMs in 20 years. The event – Digital Records Mana...


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Money laundering: free eLearning from HMRC

The UK’s HMRC is promoting free guidance on compliance topics, which includes a basic online course about the Money Laundering Regulations 2007. While it may not win any prizes for sophistication it provides a useful source of information fo...