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GDPR needn't be a headache for HR departments
18 August 2017

HR professionals who have read how GDPR will affect the way employee data is stored and shared may be concerned by the risk of potential fines.

But Barry Stanton points out in a new article for Personnel Today that they should instead approach the coming changes as a chance to build a healthier, more effective relationship of trust with employees around data.

"HR can be the leaders, by example and expertise, in the steps needed to ensure mere compliance with GDPR gives way to a bigger opportunity to transform the relationship businesses have with both current and prospective customers’ data," writes Barry.

In the article, Barry relates five ways HR can lead the way with GDPR.

His recommendations include steps such as  training staff to understand and adhere to policies, and enhancing employees’ knowledge and understanding of data privacy matters.

To read the full article see here.

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