GDPR for HR Professionals

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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for HR Professionals

Our sell out GDPR for HR Professionals workshop is being repeated. This course received exceptional feedback from HR Teams when presented on various occasions earlier this year and is now being delivered in house to large organisations so I would like to share with you details of our next open session.

GDPR now needs no introductions! The deadline date has now passed and new legislation is due in force in the Isle of Man in the coming weeks. There is a considerable onus on the shoulders of HR Teams to deal appropriately and lawfully with the vast amounts of personal data landing on their desks. This especially written content will prepare you for that.

About the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for HR Professionals Course Isle of Man

Our trainer

Your Trainer is Peter Cannell, Advocate and Chartered Secretary with Quinn Legal. Peter is now a much sought after and renowned speaker. He is recognised as the ‘go to’ man on the Island for all things GDPR. He regularly works with Expol, presenting and advising on GDPR, AML, Cybercrime, Corporate Governance, Freedom of Information Act, Equality Act and Disability Discrimination Act.

Who is this course for?

This workshop is aimed at Human Resources Professionals and those staff involved in the Human Resources function.

What does the course involve?

This workshop is a specific introduction to GDPR and its effects on HR management. It is built around our well received session on the new General Data Protection Regulations. Specifically with HR management in mind, it covers:

  • What does GDPR look like and how does it impact HR;
  • Practical considerations for day-to-day HR management in a GDPR world; and
  • What is the worse that could happen? – practical planning and applying the results to achieve best business practice.

The workshop will conclude with round-table discussions of practical solutions to possible scenerios.

What is the course about?

This workshop will cover the initial steps required to prepare your HR function for the impact of the GDPR, identifying what are the areas that may cause you problems and what you can do in anticipation of them.

The course outline is

  1. Introduction:
    a. Principles;
    b. Lawful Purposes;
    c. Rights;
  2. Application of GDPR in HR – lawful purposes in more detail:
    a. Consent;
    b. Contract;
    c. Vital interest; and
    d. Legitimate interests;
  3. Application of GDPR in HR – Key Rights in more detail:
    a. Erasure;
    b. Data Portability;
    c. Automated Decisions/Profiling;
  4. Application of GDPR in HR – Other key areas:
    a. Data Minimisation;
    b. Storage Limitation;
    c. Use of Data Processors;
  5. Worked Examples:
    a. Group Discussion
    b. Roundtable Discussion
  6. Summary and Plenary

At the conclusion of the training a Certificate of Attendance will be awarded.

The vast majority of our specialist training courses are designed at the request of Clients and delivered in house or at our selected training venues. If you are searching for a particular course then please contact me direct and we will personalise the content for you.

Further details can be obtained by calling us on +44 (0)1624 611190, or +44 (0)207 769 6871 or emailing

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