Year: 2017

Involvement is the best route to embed learning

Simple GDPR Awareness

Reading Time: < 1 min Take a simple first step to GDPR awareness Tell someone about GDPR… Go on… Do it… Now!  That is an important first step in beginning to create GDPR awareness. If you are interested in how the General Data Protection Regulation affects you personally, you may be interested in our article Why should you and your family care about …

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Compliance with regulations needs regular attention to ensure you're still legal

Are you running on ‘worn tyres’ of compliance?

Reading Time: 3 mins If you drive, when is the last time you checked the tyres on your vehicle?  Do you know the rules that are applicable and a do you know how to check that you’re operating within the rules?  You may not have your own vehicle, but do you travel in one – how is its tyres?  …

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The wind doesn't have to drive your direction

Adjusting your sails to the winds of change

Reading Time: 2 mins It’s no secret, humans have no influence of the powers of nature.  How many times have we watched as extremes of wind and water devastate a region.  However, when severe weather is not taking its toll, it’s very possible for us to utilise these natural forces to assist in our lives.  Both water and wind …

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Personal-Data-holics Anonymous – the 12 steps

Reading Time: 2 mins There are so many flights of steps* to GDPR compliance being publicised currently, all with valid guidance, but missing that little something – history.  However, there have been 12 tried and tested steps in circulation for around 70 years, and with some modification, the Alcoholics Anonymous approach has some surprisingly appropriate parallels.  So without any …

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Giving Disappointingly Poor Recruitment (GDPR)

Giving Disappointingly Poor Recruitment

Reading Time: 2 mins Unemployment rates are at their lowest they’ve been since 1975 at 4.3%. This, however, is not reflected in the unemployment figures of 18-25 year olds which currently stands at 11.8%#. There are no specific figures that cover those under 18 years of age and it should not be overlooked that the hunt for employment starts …

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Not all things that say they are free come at not cost

When is Free Not Free?

Reading Time: 2 mins Free it says! We click. hold our breath with anticipation. What wonders await? Boundless possibilities! We arrive on a website, scroll. Then our hopes are dashed, like so many childhood dreams. In order to get the free thing we have to pay, only not with money but with our personal information.