A day in the life of the DPO

The role of the Data Protection Officer or DPO although around for a long time pre GDPR, was mandated under the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which came into force in May 2018 for public bodies and specific processing activities.   In May this year, the International Association for Privacy [...]

Protecting your business and data from security threats

Almost daily now we hear about new data breaches in the news putting individuals at risk of identity theft, fraud and distress and damaging the reputation, market and financial position of businesses large and small. It is one of the top 5 things to keep Execs, business owners and shareholders [...]

Started a new business? Let us take the headache out of compliance

Starting a new business can be a daunting experience.. especially in todays climate with a myriad of laws and regulations to comply with such as GDPR, Data Protection Act 2018, ePrivacy Directive! Don't worry, we can help. The Specialists Hub can help take the complexity out of these laws and [...]

10 Top Tips for building an effective Data Governance Function

There is no right or wrong way to build a Data Governance function, but there are some things you can do to make it an effective one! Here I share some tips from my own experience as Head of Data Governance for a large insurance, pensions and asset management group: