Workplace Data Protection in the HomePosted in : Supplementary Articles NI on 2 April 2020
The situation with Coronavirus has brought many changes to the way we work and many employees, managers and employers need to work from home but continue to handle personal data as a necessary part of their role. Particularly with businesses considering how to manage workforce productivity, as well as sickness absence, this may often also involve “special category” or sensitive personal data. You may also be wondering what you can share within your business about employees suffering from symptoms of Covid-19. Also, what if staff are making subject access requests, concerned about whether they will be “furloughed”. Will you still have to respond?
Although the ICO has indicated that it will be
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