Saturday 19 January 2019


General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

18 April 2018, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

EMC is holding a one day seminar on the General Data Protection Regulation, this seminar has been designed specifically for HR colleagues. The EMC's GDPR for HR course takes an overview of GDPR requirements and looks specifically at the requirements of HR people and departments, covering;

GDPR introduction and overview

  • Effective date
  • Regulation v Directive plus derogations
  • Brexit
  • Data Protection Bill

Data Protection Refresher

  • Definition of Personal Data
  • Data Protection Principles
  • Conditions for processing – including when employee data can be processed without consent & DBS checks, application forms, and retention lengths
  • Information Sharing – including with unions & legal representative, occupational health referrals, references, sharing with Police
  • ICO as a Regulator
  • Roles & Responsibilities
  • Employment Practices Code – including employee surveillance, disciplinaries & grievances

New Principles & Accountability

  • Special Category Data
  • Revised Principles
  • Accountability Principle
  • Rights of the Data Subject


  • Scope & Territory
  • Conditions for Processing
  • Consent
  • Privacy Notices

GDPR Mandatory Requirements

  • Data Protection Officer
  • Data Privacy Impact Assessments – what HR activities will need an assessment
  • Data Breach Reporting & Fines
  • Information Asset Register
  • Register of Processing Activities

Other GDPR Implications

  • Children
  • Contracts
  • Profiling & automated processing – including psychometric testing
  • Staff Monitoring – e.g. email, attendance
  • Derogations
  • Horizon Scanning – other forthcoming legislation

Preparing for… Data Protection Audits

  • Steps to Take Now
  • Information Audit
  • Contracts Review
  • Policies Review
  • Action Planning / Gap Analysis 

Date and Timings

Wednesday 18 April 2018 10:00 – 16:00 (registration from 9:30)


£175 - for EMC members

£210 - associate members

£250 - non-members

All prices are subject to VAT.


Pera Business Park
Nottingham Road
Melton Mowbray
LE13 0PB

Directions -

How to book a place

To book a place on this course please use the online booking form below.

If you have any questions about the event contact or call 01664 502637. 

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