Julie Taylor, senior associate at Gardner Leader Solicitors in Newbury, summarises the key developments in employment law expected this year: i) The EU General Data Protection Regulations The GDPR comes into force on May 25, 2018, and imposes new rules regarding the processing of personal data, particularly for consent, transparency and access rights. Ensure your business is ready by carrying out an audit of your data and reviewing the guidance published by the Information Commissioner’s Office. ii) The Gig economy In early February, the Government responded to the recommendations made by the Taylor Review published last summer which examined and consulted on modern working practices. The response announced the launch of four further consultations for employment status, agency workers, enforcement of employment rights and transparency within the labour market. The response also highlighted that a number of the Taylor Review recommendations would be taken forward. These … [Read more...] about Employment law: What’s new for 2018?