GDPR comes into force on 25 May 2018, bringing with it the risk substantial fines of up to €20 million (or 4% of a company's global annual turnover, whichever is higher) for non-compliance. With the deadline for GDPR compliance fast approaching, it's more important than ever for businesses and HR professionals to understand what is required of them.
Can you still rely on consent as a basis for processing employees' personal data? Do you need to update your employment contracts? What rights do employees have in respect of their data?
We explore these questions and more in our latest briefing, which is available for download.
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