25th May GDPR deadline looms… Should employers panic?

In theory yes! In practice possibly not. We outline 5 reasons why you might relax. ICO audits At the beginning of May it was far from clear how the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) was going to audit the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). We are still not clear but, even so, if the ICO was […]

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Is your data controller registered?

With your focus on the GDPR it is easy to overlook whether you should register your data controller. That is not always necessary, and it is easy to check… You might want to see first whether your organisation is already on the Information Commissioner’s Office register. You can search here. If you are not registered […]

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GDPR Workshop Verdict

“Useful and informative” was the feedback from delegates at our GDPR workshop, in conjunction with Lancaster Chamber, on the 2nd May. If you too would like a little help from a friend read on: There are risks in not complying with GDPR, of which fines may be the least likely from an employers perspective. Excessive […]

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Employment Tribunal risks still rising

In the first full quarter since fees were abolished last year, the number of single Employment Tribunal claims has leapt 90 per cent, according to an article in People Management. We provide some tips for reducing your risks. Holiday pay Claims for holiday pay are on the increase. Employees with variable earnings can also lead […]

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