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Data Reform Bill: An end to the SAR as litigation weapon?
Subject access requests (SARs) can often be a costly, complex and burdensome process for data controllers.
Access to information – still lacking clarity on the future of transparency
The background briefing notes accompanying Wednesday's Queen’s Speech made a clear statement that the Social Housing (Regulation) Bill will ensure tenants of private registered providers of social housing (PRPs) will be able to request information from their landlord in a similar way to how the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) works for tenants of local authority landlords.
Care Providers: 7 key takeaways to ensure compliance with the UK GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018
In our new article, Hetal Ruparelia takes a look at the 7 key takeaways Care Providers should be aware of in order to ensure their compliance with UK GDPR regulations and the Data Protection Act 2018 and minimise risk. 
‘No Jab No job’ mandatory vaccinations for care workers and managing your care home – Preparing for 11 November 2021
On 11 November 2021 it will become law that anyone entering a CQC registered care home (which provides accommodation together with nursing or personal care) must have had a complete course of an authorised Covid-19 vaccine (note that individuals who have been vaccinated with mixed doses of Covid-19 or a non-authorised vaccine will not be considered to be fully vaccinated).
Moving to the cloud: 10 things
Contemplating a move to the cloud? Whether you are contracting with a small supplier for a single purpose application, or upgrading your entire IT infrastructure, there are advantages to be gained from a move to the cloud.
A grudge, a data leak and Morrisons – the Supreme Court decides
Morrisons has been found not to be vicariously liable for a data breach concerning the leak of the personal data of its employees.
Data Protection Update: 10 current issues you should know about if you are involved in data protection
In case you missed our recent Devonshires’ Information Law Conference, here is a reminder of our top ten current data protection issues you should be aware of.
6 Tips for Dealing with Employee Data Subject Access Requests
A huge amount of personal data is collected by employers about employees during the course of their employment, meaning that a Data Subject Access Request (DSAR) made by an employee can be a time-consuming task.
GDPR is here
On 25 May 2018 the much awaited GDPR came into force. This piece of EU legislation will have a significant impact on the requirements employers must fulfil in order to lawfully collect and process personal data about their employees. It’s therefore important that employers are not only aware of the changes and new rights for
GDPR: Guidance for Employers
The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) will come into force on 25 May 2018 and will be directly applicable to all EU member states.