News story: GDPR is here

Staff at the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) have been busy preparing for the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which came into force on 25 May 2018. These new data protection regulations replace the previous Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) and set guidelines for the processing and collection of personal information. The

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News story: Measles outbreaks across England

Updated: Updated figures for the latest measles cases. Latest update Between 1 January 2018 and 31 October 2018, there have been 913 laboratory-confirmed measles cases in England. This steep rise in cases (when compared to 259 lab-confirmed measles cases in 2017), was associated with outbreaks linked to importations from Europe that have led to some

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Press release: Director of Labour Market Enforcement calls for measures to tackle exploitation of low paid workers

Director of Labour Market Enforcement calls for holiday pay to be enforced and payslips for all workers new independent report includes recommendations for bigger financial penalties for employers who break the law and tougher enforcement of rights for agency workers Sir David Metcalf calls for big companies to share responsibility for wrongdoing in the supply

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