The General Data Protection Regulations – GDPR- come into force on 25 May 2018. The key changes for Employers concern consent, subject access requests, and automated decision making. The GDPR will require employers to obtain a higher standard of consent from individuals to their personal data being processed. Subject access requests (where an employee requests information e.g. from their HR files) will need to be completed within one month, rather than the current 40 days. The regulation also introduces a new right for individuals not to be subject to decisions based solely on automated processing that may have a damaging impact on them, whether legally or otherwise, for example recruitment decisions. Such decisions should have human intervention. We recommend that clients: 1. Audit...
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Susie was interviewed by Robert Glazer of Ripe Financial Chartered Accountants. Robert asked her a number of questions regarding the work of Your HR Partner. They covered a range of topics from drafting Employment Contracts and Staff Handbooks to advice on Appraisals and Restructuring. To view the interview in full click on the link below:
There will be no annual increase to the weekly rates of statutory maternity pay, statutory paternity pay, statutory adoption pay and statutory shared parental pay in April 2016. Statutory sick pay will also remain the same.