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General Data Protection Regulation - How to process employee data under the new regime.


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Ian Machray

Ian Machray

Date: Thursday 16 November 2017GDPR

Timings: 8am for an 8.30am start and 10am finish
Venue: Davidson House, The Forbury, Forbury Square, RG1 3EU

From 25 May 2018 the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation comes into force. This affects all businesses in relation to how they must handle personal data and dramatically increases the potential penalties for breach.

The new Regulation creates particular challenges in the processing of employee data (current, prospective and past). The manner in which this has been handled by most employers will need to materially change as they can no longer rely on the data protection provisions of an employment contract. Their documentation will also need to provide detailed and transparent information about the processing of all employee data.

During this topical seminar Ian Machray and Jackie Denham, of our employment team, will give practical guidance on how the Regulation impacts the processing of employee personal data and tips from their own experience of amending FSP’s procedures to be compliant. They will also answer key questions, such as:

• Why can employers no longer rely on consent for processing employee data?
• What do you need to be doing now to ensure compliance?
• What amendments will be required to policies and procedures?

Breakfast is provided and there will be opportunities for group discussion, sharing experiences and asking questions.

If you would like to attend this free seminar, or receive details of future events, please contact Amanda Harvey Allum: