Monthly Archives: November 2017

Networking in Public

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Networking for the very first time can be daunting. Even more so when you are assisting your employer at your very first expo. Our apprentice, Adam, attended the Big Bolton Conversation last month with our Managing Director, John Miller, and he rose to the challenge.

The Big Bolton Conversation is a regular expo for local …

Is compliance with the new EU data protection regime on your radar?

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It’s not due to come into force until 25 May 2018, but businesses are being urged to start preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) this year in order to ensure compliance and minimise exposure to significant fines.

As the GDPR imposes far greater restrictions on the use of consent as justification for the …

GDPR – Is it special?

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For many organisations, keeping the personal data they handle safe, is nothing new, especially if they already have robust Data Protection Act 1998 procedures in place (you do already have that don’t you?). What is new is that the GDPR requires organisations to document data collection and processing policies and procedures before you go about …

GDPR – Getting it right

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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) includes provisions that promote accountability and governance. These complement the GDPR’s transparency requirements. While the principles of accountability and transparency have previously been implicit requirements of data protection law, the GDPR’s emphasis their significance.

You are expected to put into place comprehensive but proportionate governance measures. Good practice tools …

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