GDPR for employers

Employers collate lots of personal data on their workforce, and this must be processed in accordance with the new requirements under the General Data Protection Regulation.

Data protection breaches can now result in fines of €20,000 000 EUR or 4% or worldwide turnover. In addition individuals can claim damages for distress caused by data protection, and so compliance is more important than ever.

Although preparation for compliance with GDPR initially appears an onerous task, our experts can guide you through the issues which employers face and how they can ensure employee data is collated, processed and stored properly at all stages of the employment relationship.

GDPR and the employment relationship

We can help you prepare for GDPR by offering advice on:

  • Audits of what employee data is collected, held and processed and for what purpose
  • Amending contracts of employment to ensure GDPR compliance
  • Preparing a GDPR compliant Data Protection Policy for your workforce
  • Preparing Data Protection Notices
  • The remit and obligations associated with data subject access requests
  • Training your managers to ensure they understand their responsibilities with regard to employee data

Why choose Furley Page for GDPR advice

The GDPR requires a proactive approach to compliance. With our experience of working closely with HR professionals and businesses we can take control of a potentially onerous process for employers, making it simple to ensure your business remains GDPR compliant at all times.

How can we help you

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Key Contacts

Andrew Masters

Partner & Head of Employment

Amanda Okill

Senior Associate