General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)


What is GDPR?

The clock is ticking for the most significant change in data protection in decades. From May 25th 2018 all businesses (including accountants) will need to ensure they comply with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), regulations. These new regulations attempt to balance the rights of the individuals with the needs of businesses. To help businesses the regulators have defined 6 data protection principles providing a foundation from where businesses can build their data protection policy.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Resources

Keep on top of the latest changes for data protection legislation and GDPR with training courses, whitepapers and notes for accountants in practice.

Learn more about how GDPR will affect your business from a payroll and HR perspective. Download the free guide, join a training course or get your hands on the free GDPR checklists

Your GDPR questions answered

How the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation Affects UK Practices

We bring you the first in a series of IRIS briefing notes and whitepapers, aimed at keeping you up to speed on the GDPR and helping you to prepare for compliance by 25th May 2018.

In this latest whitepaper, you'll learn

  1. Differences from current Data Protection laws
  2. Fundamental GDPR principles
  3. How IRIS is helping practices manage GDPR compliance
  4. How to prepare for GDPR
  5. The consequences of not getting it right

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GDPR Guide for businesses

The following 11 page guide, contains nine ways businesses can prepare for the arrival of The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that is replacing the Data Protection Act 1998 from 25th May 2018.

What You'll Learn

  1. The key facts
  2. The changes to the current Data Protection laws
  3. If Brexit will affect GDPR
  4. 9 ways your business can prepare for GDPR
  5. How IRIS have been preparing

Download GDPR business guide  





Employee Awareness & Training

Achieving and maintaining GDPR compliance begins with employee training and education. Get GDPR Smart is an online training platform that makes compliance training fun for your staff and provides vital analytics about who in the business needs additional training. From as little as £10 per employee, per year.

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