Briefing quick find:

GDPR for HR – Data breaches and consequences

Employers must now report any data breaches to the ICO within 72 hours of the organisation becoming aware of it. Reporting data breaches Unlike the previous regime, this has now become a mandatory requirement and employers must also inform any employees of…

GDPR for HR – What should HR professionals do now?

The key aim of the GDPR is transparency and openness, alongside the general data protection principles. When you are reviewing your policies and current practices, it is important to put yourself in the position of an employee – a ‘data subject’.…

An introduction to GDPR for HR

Sejal Raja, Head of Employment, recently provided an update on the upcoming General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), focusing on the impact on employment law and HR issues. In this series of briefings, we will highlight the issues that were noted…

GDPR for HR – Privacy notices

Employers must provide information to their employees to ensure that they are transparent about how they are processing personal data. Specific information must be provided which is wider than existing requirements. In general, privacy notices need to be much more detailed. Although…

Uber – The final chapter?

Uber has lost its appeal against an Employment Tribunal ruling that its drivers should be classed as workers rather than self-employed. In October 2016, the Employment Tribunal held that Uber drivers were workers and not self-employed. The significance of this case…