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Data Protection Law for Employers

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ISBN13: 9781854182838
ISBN: 1854182838
Published: September 2003
Publisher: Thorogood Publishing Ltd
Format: Hardback
Price: £80.00



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The new four-part Code of Practice under the Data Protection Act 1998 on employment and data protection places a further burden of responsibility on employers and their advisers. The Data Protection Act also applies to manual data, not just computer data, and a new tough enforcement policy was announced in October 2002. THIS REPORT IS DIRECTLY RELEVANT TO: [UNK] All employers who handle personal data - ie. most employers [UNK] Personnel and HR departments [UNK] Company secretaries [UNK] Privacy officers [UNK] Law firms

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Contents:
1. Introduction to the Data Protection Act 1998; 8 data protection principles; how the DPA applies in the employment area; penalties for non-compliance; IC's audit manual; 2 Recruitment of staff; issues relating to CVs; references; interview notes and access to them; good practice
Part 1 IC's code of practice; 3 Employment records; how to handle employment records and stay within the DPA; management of records
Part 2 IC's code of practice; 4 Surveillance; Lawful Business Practice legislation and Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2002; overlap with DPA
Part 3 IC's code of practice and best practice guidelines; 5 Medical records and employment; employees' 'sensitive personal data'. managing medical records at work
Part 3 IC's code of practice; 6 Forms, checklists.