Data Protection

Articles and guides on Data Protection topics for UK small businesses and SMEs.

Business Technology

Do you know your data protection responsibilities?

Christian Nellemann offers advice to your business on how to stay on top of protecting your data

Legal advice

GDPR and Brexit – 5 steps your small business can take

Small businesses may be overconfident they are Brexit ready when it comes to GDPR compliance, says Ian Osborne. He offers 5 tips to keep your SME within the law.

Business Technology

Data protection officers, security issues and the positive impacts of GDPR

With GDPR approaching, Harriet Thacker shares her predictions of what will happen after it comes in on 25th May.


More than half of UK consumers will share personal data for reward points

Nearly two thirds of UK consumers are most uncomfortable with sharing their personal data on messaging platforms.

Business Technology

How to protect your customers’ private information

With cybercrime promising to continue its growth as a lucrative criminal revenue option, more than ever you need to protect your accumulated data and make sure that it doesn’t fall into the wrong hands.


How do your customers feel about data sharing?

Experian research reveals new insights about consumer habits when it comes to sharing their data and information.


How you can prevent employees stealing confidential data

Here, Alistair Brown, chief technology officer at BrightHR, explains how businesses can prevent employees from stealing confidential data.

Employing & managing staff

How businesses can keep employee data as private as possible

Michelle Mellor, managing director at Personnel Checks, gives her advice on how companies should handle confidential information.


Four ways safe medical storage soothes subject access requests

Employee medical data and records is an important asset for businesses to protect as GDPR comes into effect next year.

Business Technology

UK leaders are less aware of digital risks than European counterparts

External cyber risks remain the biggest worry for European businesses, as UK leaders admit a lack of knowledge on digital risks.

Business Technology

Top ways to deflect a data breach

Deflecting a data breach is extremely important and there are a number of different measures that you can take in order to help limit the impact of any form of attack on your business.

Business Technology

Transparency and consent: why data protection legislation is getting stricter

As of May 2018, the Data Protection Act 1998 will be replaced with the European-wide General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which will see the law get tougher on the collection of data and reporting.

Partner content

Streamlining document management for your small business

David Malan, sales director of DocuWare for the UK and Ireland, explains how the platform can streamline your document management

Business Loans

A guide to getting a small business loan

Everything you need to know on what small business loans are and what types of loan are available for your business.

Partner content

Why you need a business bank account

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Partner content

5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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