The financial services industry plays a huge role in Jersey's economy. This presentation looks at risk management issues around regulation and staffing, including the need for good corporate governance and systems which provide the right support for staff.
Information law expert Advocate Davida Blackmore writes about cybersecurity and the workforce in this month's Connect Magazine. Click here for the article.
The States of Jersey has today circulated its Minimum Wage Consultation Paper, in relation to changes to the Minimum Wage. If passed, changes would take effect from 1 April 2018.
Following talks on data protection and the GDPR by Advocates Vicky Milner and Davida Blackmore of Callington Chambers in 2017 "Reflections on data protection, business and the GDPR" summarises a few of the matters discussed in those presentations.
On 25 May 2017 Liberate launched the DIFERA Employer Accreditation Scheme. DIFERA stands for Diversity, Inclusion, Fairness, Equality, Respect and Acceptance. The DIFERA Scheme aims to promote these values in the workplace. Information about the DIFERA Scheme can be found here: https://liberate.je/difera/
The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) is the biggest reform of data protection legislation in the last two decades. When it comes into effect on 25 May 2018, in addition to applying to businesses within the EU, the GDPR will also affect any businesses outside the EU that offer products or services to EU customers or monitors EU citizens. This includes Jersey entities which meet these criteria.
Callington Chambers is delighted to announce that it is looking to recruit an experienced Legal Assistant to join its busy employment and data protection law practice. Having opened in 2013, this specialist firm works for directors, senior executives and a range of public and private sector organisations, with a focus on excellence and client-service.
What is the GDPR? What does it mean for businesses in Jersey? Following talks given by Advocate Davida Blackmore (Feb 2017) and Advocate Vicky Milner (Mar 2017) we have briefly addressed below a number of key questions.
Click here for the slides for Advocate Vicky Milner's JCOA Seminar of 8 March 2017 entitled: "Data Protection & the GDPR: what does it mean for Jersey?"
The collective representatives of the EU national data protection authorities (the “Working Party”) have issued their first guidance on certain aspects of the GDPR, focusing on three main areas: