May Day, May Day, its only 16 days until GDPR is live and kicking!

You are probably sick and tired of hearing about GDPR now, I know I definitely am! However, it may be even more far reaching than you first thought. GDPR compliance isn’t just about customer data – it affects your collection, storage and treatment of employee data too. Do you have it in hand? Well, it’s not too late if you haven’t! I have been working with my legal team to come up with a simple plan for what needs to be done with your existing employees and for any new…

What will it be for you: GDPR or GDP-Aaargh!?

Hasn’t this year just flown by? Halloween’s passed, we’ve just had Bonfire Night and next it’s Christmas. How often do you find yourself saying that? Well, before you know it, we’ll be into the new year, Spring’s around the corner, and then – you’ve guessed it – the General Data Protection Regulation takes effect. That’s right, as soon as May 2018! You may have already heard it mentioned once or twice because it’s not that far off, and it isn’t going to go away!  It’s pretty important too. Especially if…

Brexit Update – Repeal Bill Confirms No Immediate Changes To Workers’ Rights

Turning another page on the lengthy Brexit saga, The Repeal Bill, otherwise known as the pithy ‘European Union (Withdrawal) Bill’, was published in July. This weighty 66-page tome, confirmed that EU-derived legislation including the Working Time Directive, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and TUPE will continue to apply once the UK leaves the EU. Until now, there has been confusion particularly around the GDPR. Though it was already expected that existing pieces of legislation would continue to apply, the GDPR is a work in progress and won’t commence until…