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Data Protection Breaches Now Leading to Compensation Claims

Data Protection Breaches Now Leading to Compensation Claims

29 August 2019

Organisations processing personal data can now face legal action if breaches to the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) take place. Under the GDPR and the Data Protection Acts 1988-2018 (the DPA), for individual data subjects, the people identified or identifiable from the data that is processed (data subjects) are empowered to seek compensation if a […]

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Mental health and the Workplace – Awareness is Key

Mental health and the Workplace – Awareness is Key

12 July 2019

Mental health issues costs £2.4 billion each year mind.org.uk , an English and welsh mental health charity has found that stress and mental health problems in the workplace are the second biggest cause of sickness and absence from work. In England and Wales they have calculated the lost working days and staff turnover due to […]

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Business Closures in Relation to Food Safety Violations

Business Closures in Relation to Food Safety Violations

9 July 2019

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has reported that 11 Closure Orders were served on food businesses during the month of June for breaches of food safety legislation, pursuant to the FSAI Act, 1998 and the EC (Official Control of Foodstuffs) Regulations, 2010. The Enforcement Orders were issued by environmental health officers in the […]

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Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults

Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults

26 June 2019

Vulnerable adults are those who are restricted in capacity to guard themselves against harm or exploitation. All persons have the right to be safe and to live a life free from abuse and/or neglect, regardless of their circumstances of gender, age etc.  The term ‘safeguarding’ in the context of these standards means putting measures in […]

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