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Employment HR and Data Protection: What do you need to know? (Edinburgh)

Employers process personal data on a daily basis, but how often do they think about the legal implications of this? This practical session will involve bto’s employment law team and our expert in data protection law and practice. The seminar will consider the main areas of data protection law that are relevant for employers and how these should be managed on a day to day basis.

Date: Thursday, 19 March 2015

Time: 12:30 - 14:00

Location: bto solicitors One Edinburgh Quay, Edinburgh, EH3 9QG

Speakers:

David Hoey, Partner and accredited employment law specialist

Paul Motion, Partner, Solicitor Advocate & Head of bto's Data Protection Defence Team


Audience:

Employers

Programme:

12:15 Registration

12:30 Seminar

13:30 Discussion & buffet lunch


Fee:

This seminar is free of charge.

Description:

Employers process personal data on a daily basis, but how often do they think about the legal implications of this? 

This practical session will involve bto’s employment law team and our expert in data protection law and practice. The seminar will consider the main areas of data protection law that are relevant for employers and how these should be managed on a day to day basis.

We will consider issues such as:

  • Covert surveillance and staff
  • Monitoring emails/phone/internet access
  • Handling and storing personal data including medical reports, details of disciplinary warnings, grievances, informal cautions
  • What should be in personnel file?
  • Handling subject access reports
  • Providing references
  • Providing information during TUPE transfers
  • Freedom of Information issues
  • Admissibility of evidence in the Employment Tribunal 


Who should attend?

This session is aimed at all employers and will focus on the practical issues about which employers need to know. As all employers process data, it is a session not to be missed.

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  • 48 St. Vincent Street
  • Glasgow
  • G2 5HS
  • T:+44 (0)141 221 8012
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  • One Edinburgh Quay
  • Edinburgh
  • EH3 9QG
  • T:+44 (0)131 222 2939
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