FCA Compliance Manual

With more and more firms setting up under FCA regulation, Know Your Compliance Limited offer the most comprehensive FCA Compliance Manual on the market, already used by thousands of organisations in a vast array of regulated sectors, we understand how to write policies, procedures and templates that can be fully customised and save hours of […]

GDPR Appropriate Technical and Organisational Measures

The GDPR refers to having the ‘appropriate technical and organisational measures’ in place 89 times, stressing the importance the Regulation places on such measures. However, when it comes to defining exactly what these measures are, the Regulation is not quite as generous! The GDPR references these measures in areas such as: – “a controller shall […]

Suggested Actions for GDPR Implementation

The Impending GDPR This article covers our suggested actions for GDPR implementation and with there not being many businesses who haven’t heard of the data protection changes due on 25th May 2018, this article rings together guidance, suggestions and tools for preparation! The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (2016/679) brings data protection legislation into the […]

GDPR Staff Awareness Training

Most employees should already be aware of their data protection obligations and how they can ensure that personal data is protected and processing lawfully. However, the GDPR brings with it numerous changes and additions that all staff must be aware of – which is why we have created this in-house GDPR Staff Training Package. It […]

Information Security & Working From Home

The NCSC (National Cyber Security Centre) have recently reported that they have detected more UK Government branded scams relating to coronavirus than any other subject. The FCA have published statements on their website regarding information security and the coronavirus, advising firms that “the exceptional circumstances introduced by coronavirus have required firms to change their ways […]

GDPR/DPA18 Compliant Privacy Notice

One of the most frequent questions we get asked is how to draft a GDPR compliant privacy notice! The ICO has some excellent existing guidance on privacy notices and are updating their information all the time to ensure that firms of all sizes meet the GDPR requirements. Whilst there is no ‘one-size-fits-all’ template for a compliant privacy […]

GDPR Documentation Toolkit Samples

With so many data protection policies and GDPR documentation toolkits to choose from, how do you know which is right for you? Knowing which provider to use for your GDPR data protection compliance can be confusing, especially when you are buying the data protection templates online and can’t be sure what you are getting. This […]

Coronavirus & Data Protection

The World is a very different place than it was a few weeks ago and businesses are now operating in a time of flux, with many not being able to operate at all. With so many employees working from home and contact with customers being made in new or different ways; you need to ensure […]

Coronavirus & Protecting Personal Data

How robust your data protection program is may be being tested during this difficult time, with employees working from home and others in workplaces with an abundance of staff absences. Having compliant GDPR and DPA18 policies, procedures and controls in place is mandatory, but has never been so important. How you process personal data during […]

GDPR Data Protection Policy Template & UK GDPR After Brexit

This article provides guidance on writing your own GDPR/DPA18 Policy and utilises the requirements set out under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA18). What is a Data Protection Policy? The GDPR advises that controllers must implement appropriate technical and organisational measures to comply with the GDPR; with those measures […]