General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is fast approaching. Its aim is to dramatically increase the control individuals have over their personal data, so it affects all UK companies, big and small.
From May 2018 it will be a legal requirement for all businesses to have the correct GDPR regulations in place. Get it wrong and you could face fines up to €20 million or 4% of a company’s global annual income, whichever is greater.
If you’re unsure whether or not GDPR applies to you, consider how regularly you deal with personal data – that includes present and past employees and suppliers, not just customer data. If you handle data then you should comply with the new GDPR rules. Read more