The Bank of England may issue its own form of eMoney to compete in a cashless society. But what about privacy?
The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that spying on an employee’s Yahoo messenger account is a breach of human rights law which guarantees private communications. But what, exactly, is the significance of this decision?
It is neither unlawful nor unusual for employers to gather and hold information about their employee’s medical condition. However, once obtained, bosses must act responsibly and with caution.
May 2018 will see the implementation of GDPR. This new legislation will change businesses’ legal responsibilities in the management of data – and being legally compliant will help you avoid some hefty fines.
We are less than one year away from the EU’s new data protection law, which begs the question of whether businesses are GDPR ready. Sarah Thompson of McGuireWoods summarises where we are now and provides some fast facts.
Facebook-owned instant messenger WhatsApp has reached the milestone for 100m calls a day. Discontent with announcing that news alone, the service has also updated its terms for the first time in four years to get behind businesses and the leaders behind them.
What does a highly engaged employee look like? The answer might surprise you – a survey commissioned by Red Letter Days found that engaged employees are more likely to be late for work, do personal tasks because they're bored, check their social media or chat to colleagues on a personal level for two hours every day.
It has taken over three years of discussions, across multiple levels, but the principles of the new EU Data Protection Regulations have finally been agreed. The regulations will replace the current EU Data Protection Directive and aim to harmonise the data protection and privacy landscape for all members of the EU.
How many times have you heard that the Internet of Things (IoT) is going to be epic – with billions of connected devices generating trillions of dollars? And yet, the overwhelming reaction of tech consumers right now is essentially "meh".
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) recently ruled that a company which had read an employee’s Yahoo Messenger chats sent while he was at work was within its rights.
Mike Weston, CEO of data science consultancy Profusion, discusses the growing trend of wearable devices at work and what employers need to think about before bringing them on board.
Consumers and brands are currently engaged in a complex digital bartering system. Consumers hand over their personal data – which is used by brands for targeted marketing – and receive something in return, perhaps exclusive content or membership of an online community.