Employment & HR - Data protection

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DATA PROTECTION - 08.04.2024

Reporting personal data breaches

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is investigating the London Clinic following claims that its staff attempted to access the Princess of Wales’ medical records. What are the legal issues here?
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DATA PROTECTION - 19.03.2024

Sharing staff data in a mental health emergency

New guidance. The Information Commissioner’s Office has published new guidance on when it’s appropriate to share a worker’s personal details in a mental health emergency (see The next step ). It also covers how to plan for such information sharing. ...
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MONITORING - 28.02.2024

Monitor entry data to check workplace attendance?

Two large employers have revealed that they’re now using entry data from security access gates to clamp down on non-compliance with hybrid working arrangements. To what extent is this type of monitoring lawful?
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DATA PROTECTION - 19.10.2023

New guidance on monitoring workers

In October 2023 the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) published guidance for employers on how to lawfully monitor workers. What does the new guidance include and what does the ICO mean by its use of the term “worker”?
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DATA PROTECTION - 20.09.2023

Data protection and workers’ health

Updated guidance. In August 2023 the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) issued updated guidance on data protection and workers’ health (see The next step ). The guidance aims to help employers understand their data protection obligations under the UK GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018 when they are handling workers’ health information. As well as covering the relevant laws, the guidance explains how to handle sickness and injury records, carrying out of health monitoring and when workers’ health information may be shared. ...
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DATA PROTECTION - 06.09.2023

Misusing personal data for sex

Research by the Information Commissioner’s Office shows that hundreds of employees have used a third party’s personal data to make romantic or sexual propositions. What do you need to know?
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Employment & HR - Data protection

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MONITORING - 28.02.2024

Monitor entry data to check workplace attendance?

Two large employers have revealed that they’re now using entry data from security access gates to clamp down on non-compliance with hybrid working arrangements. To what extent is this type of monitoring lawful?
Read more

DATA PROTECTION - 19.03.2024

Sharing staff data in a mental health emergency

New guidance. The Information Commissioner’s Office has published new guidance on when it’s appropriate to share a worker’s personal details in a mental health emergency (see The next step ). It also covers how to plan for such information sharing. ...
Read more

DATA PROTECTION - 08.04.2024

Reporting personal data breaches

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is investigating the London Clinic following claims that its staff attempted to access the Princess of Wales’ medical records. What are the legal issues here?
Read more

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