Data Protection

If you collect, store and use people's information, you need to know all about data protection rules

If you gather, store and use personal information – be it customer or employee information – you must adhere to strict data protection rules. With more and more big data being generated, it's also an issue of keeping the information totally secure and locked away from hackers trying to access details. Read more about data protection in this section of The Knowledge Hub.

Why SMEs Need a Secure Remote Working Policy

Why SMEs Need a Secure Remote Working Policy

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Why SMEs Need a Secure Remote Working Policy

Having flexibility over where employees work can result in higher risk of a security breach. ShredallSDS Group's Nik Williams talks us through the importance of secure remote working policies

Protecting Your Business from a Data Breach

Protecting Your Business from a Data Breach

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Protecting Your Business from a Data Breach

From educating your staff about phishing emails to protecting your local network, here are some important cyber security measures for small businesses

The Late Starters’ Guide to GDPR for SMEs

The Late Starters’ Guide to GDPR for SMEs

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The Late Starters’ Guide to GDPR for SMEs

A little late to the GDPR table? Don't panic - the 25 May deadline is fast approaching, but there's still time to ensure full compliance with the new data regulations using these tips

The Biggest Cyber Threats Facing SMEs in 2018

The Biggest Cyber Threats Facing SMEs in 2018

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The Biggest Cyber Threats Facing SMEs in 2018

With massive cyber-attacks increasing in regularity, what are the main cyber threats that businesses should be aware of? And how can they tackle them?

GDPR: What Does It Mean for Businesses?

GDPR: What Does It Mean for Businesses?

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GDPR: What Does It Mean for Businesses?

From 25 May 2018, UK businesses will be subject to the EU's General Data Protection Regulation, otherwise known as GDPR. Here are all the essential details

Understanding the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA)

Understanding the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA)

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Understanding the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA)

What is the Data Protection Act 1998, how should you deal with data access requests, and what other aspects of DPA are likely to affect your small business?

Understanding Your Legal Rights as an Employee

Understanding Your Legal Rights as an Employee

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Understanding Your Legal Rights as an Employee

Your employer should (of course) abide by employment law, but a wise employee should always seek to understand his or her legal rights.

Providing Finance to Customers

Providing Finance to Customers

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Providing Finance to Customers

How do I offer financing to my customers? If you're considering this question, it’s important to first understand a little about consumer credit practices.

Employee Privacy at Work

Employee Privacy at Work

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Employee Privacy at Work

Employees' privacy is protected by law - HR cannot ask about private conversations or days off for instance.

Managing Employee Medical Issues

Managing Employee Medical Issues

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Managing Employee Medical Issues

Dealing with medical conditions in the workplace - when you can terminate contracts and handling personal data.