Data Protection – Disclosing Witness StatementsPosted in : Seamus Says - Employment Law Discussion on 1 November 2019
What consideration should we make when disclosing witness statements and evidence as part of a formal disciplinary or grievance process? How do we find a balance between protecting one individual's right to privacy and the other's right to know the case against them, so they have a right to a fair hearing? So how do you balance that?
Seamus: That's the aspect of the fair principles of law here. But I think, look, the issue has to be that GDPR does provide certain protections, and the idea here is that someone has given or many people have given witness statements, and they maybe don't
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