What will the GDPR mean for your firm?

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20 November 2017


Legal EyeThe GDPR is set to impact the legal sector in a big way.

Coming into force next year, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) aims to increase security on personal data and improve protective measures for consumers.

Although its main focus will be on introducing new rights for citizens, it’s businesses that will need to prepare for its implementation and ensure that their current processes comply with the new regulation.

However, with reports showing that most businesses are unprepared for the GDPR, it seems that the warnings are being taken lightly. This could present severe problems for firms, especially given the severity of consequences for those who fail to adhere to the new rules.

How can you make sure that your firm is up-to-date with the GDPR?

Whilst you’ll probably be aware that assessing your policies is key where new regulation is concerned, this doesn’t need to be as difficult as you might assume.

Legal Eye’s Policy Pack can ensure that your firm is complying with the new legislation, simply by inserting a compliant data protection policy that can be tailored to your firm.

In addition to bringing existing policies in line with the GDPR, the Pack also contains an anti-money laundering (AML) policy, as well as equality and diversity policies – saving your firm valuable research and processing time.

Their concise format also provides firms with a clear point of reference and up-to-date, comprehensive information to take practical steps on a firm-wide basis.

The five key documents provided in the Legal Eye Policy Pack are as follows:

– AML

– Data Protection

– Equality and Diversity

– Anti-Bribery Act

– Conflicts of Interest

Whilst the GDPR doesn’t come into force until 2018, preparing for its implementation can’t be done overnight. To make sure that your firm is ready, please click here.



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