You’ve built your business and have your employees in place to deliver the success of your business. Through the process of bringing people into your company you’ve obtained all sorts of data from them and most of it is highly useful. Yet having access to a wealth of valuable personal data also brings a responsibility to ensure that it is securely held and used in a responsible manner. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the latest effort to offer increased rights to individuals and to increase the organisational obligations of any companies that have access to their data.
The incoming regulations look set to bring in sweeping changes to how organisations handle the personal data of individuals. This obviously has a major impact on employers and your HR activities so it’s important to know how it will affect you. This short guide will give you an overview of how GDPR will affect business owners before and after it comes into effect.
What is the GDPR?