Welsh Assembly tackles mental health: 2019 update

Welsh Youth Parliament During the first meeting of the Welsh Youth Parliament (WYP) held this week, the Welsh Youth Parliament MPs voted to prioritise issues including emotional and mental support for the next two years. 3,000 young people in Wales voted on…

GDPR – What happens after 25 May?

Data has become the most valuable commodity of the digital era. In Europe, the value of the data commodity is thought to be around the €50 billion mark and projections suggest that this figure could rise to €111 billion by 2020. With such…

Can a ‘joke’ constitute harassment?

A hospital in Shropshire has reportedly turned down a donation from a group of men who raised money by dressing up as female nurses. The men raised £2,500 at an event in Ludlow, Shropshire. However, the Trust refused the money…

Four tips for charities on handling personal data

Charities often capture a significant amount of data about individuals, including postal addresses, telephone numbers, email addresses and bank details. This information is usually collected with the individual’s consent, but occasionally it is not. Breaching data protection law In December 2016, two…