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GDPR – What is it?

What is the GDPR? The EU General Data Protection Regulation or “GDPR” is the most important change to data protection and privacy law in two decades. It was approved by the EU Parliament in April 2016 and comes into force in the UK on 25th May 2018. The GDPR will replace the Data Protection Act

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What does the leave vote mean for HR?

The CIPD have reported that: Holidays/Working time: Opt Outs – The UK’s statutory paid holidays (5.6 weeks) go beyond the EU minimum (20 days) and are unlikely to be repealed, but the government may wish to amend the rules on calculating holiday pay and on opting out of the 48-week. Equality: compensation cap – We

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Brexit and HR

On 23 June the UK voted in the EU Referendum to leave the European Union. While it’s not clear yet how, when or what amendments will be made to workplace law, it is possible to predict those areas that are the most likely to change. Withdrawal process – The process for leaving will be triggered by

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