GDPR continues to dominate as XpertHR analyse their ‘top five’ HR queries for July 2017

Every month XpertHR analyses the most popular FAQs asked by HR professionals in the past month.


The top five XpertHR FAQs in July 2017:

  1. What data subject access rights will employees have under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)?
  2. How will the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) affect the processing and retention of recruitment data by employers?
  3. For how long is an employer obliged to consult with employees to obtain agreement to changes to their contractual terms?
  4. What is a TUPE transfer?
  5. Will employers be able to carry out criminal records checks under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)?


Jo Stubbs, Head of Content at XpertHR Group says,

“The wide-ranging impact of the forthcoming changes to data protection law means that questions on the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) continue to dominate our top five HR questions.


“One area of change covered in this month’s top five questions is the effect of the GDPR on data subject access requests. Employees will continue to have the right to make such a request to obtain details from their employer about any personal data it holds relating to them. However, the time frame for responding will be shortened and employers will no longer be able to charge a fee to provide the requested information.”

Author: Editorial Team

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