BlogPosts By 'Sarah Lee'

Employment

Could your business be liable for a data breach even if you have strong data protection procedures in place?

Morrisons has recently lost its appeal against the High Court’s decision that it was vicariously liable for a data breach by a disgruntled employee and is now set to take this to the Supreme Court. Sarah Lee explores why the courts have found against Morrisons and what you should do to protect yourself against similar risks.

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Employment

Get Right to Work right!

In this article, Sarah Lee considers a recent Employment Appeal Tribunal case on right to work, which decided that failing to offer an appeal to an employee who had been dismissed for not providing evidence of right to work was unfair. Sarah explains some key points from this case and refreshes your memory on how to approach right to work checks to avoid falling foul of employment law.

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Employment

GDPR- it’s not too late!

As the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) comes into force on 25 May 2018, you only have one week to get your house in order. Although the ICO has dispelled some of the media scare-mongering about huge fines, they have also made clear that there will be no grace period. They expect compliance from day one. So if you are not yet ready for the GDPR, what do you need to do now?

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Employment

GDPR - true or false?

With the new General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) coming into force on 25 May 2018, the media is full of hype regarding how GDPR will drastically change the face of data protection. But how much of the media coverage is based on fact, and how much is fiction? In this article, Sarah Lee debunks some of the media myths and summarises the key areas you need to focus on to be ready for 25 May.

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