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Employees' Mobile Devices Expand Your GDPR Liability: Here's How
Employees' Mobile Devices Expand Your GDPR Liability: Here's How
While allowing your employees to answer work emails on their smartphones may seem like a harmless (or even beneficial) offering, research revealed this practice can actually cause increased liability concerns under the GDPR. Indeed, industry experts discovered in a recent survey that 61 per cent of UK workers use their personal devices to answer work emails or continue working out of office when they...

How Disgruntled Employees Can Make You Liable for a Data Breach
How Disgruntled Employees Can Make You Liable for a Data Breach
It was a data breach nightmare for Morrisons when a disgruntled employee abused his access to the company’s payroll data. In January 2014, after copying the data onto a personal USB, the employee posted personal details of nearly 100,000 Morrisons workers on a file-sharing website. 

But what happened next was even worse. While the employee received an eight-year prison sentence, the...

Defend Against These Director Penalties
Defend Against These Director Penalties
There has been a growing call for greater accountability and transparency from companies, and the onus of that obligation rests with their directors. As a result of this burden of responsibility, directors are exposed to more liability than ever before. 
Whilst a majority of directors should already be aware of their duties, as outlined in the Companies Act 2006, there are additional obligations...