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Risky Business: Roadshow

  • Mercure Leicester Granby Street Leicester, England, LE1 6ES United Kingdom (map)

Prepare your team for new laws and regulations

The forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into effect on 25th May 2018 is a key example of how changes in the law can raise new issues in your day-to-day work.

Ignorance is not an option, as failing to comply with GDPR and other regulations can result in hefty fines and even prison sentences. With so much at stake, our panel of experts are best-placed to reassure you that you have done everything you can to prepare.


Pearl Moses
Law Society

5 top tips on data protection
Pearl Moses is the Head of Risk and Compliance for the Law Society of England and Wales. She is a seasoned legal professional and a solicitor with over 12 years’ experience. As a consultant, she specialises in creating tailored compliance solutions to help firms embed sound risk management principles and best practice client care and complaints handling systems.

David Lorimer
Field Fisher

GDPR & Employment Law: Could mistake compromise your recruitment?
David is an Employment and Privacy lawyer at Fieldfisher. Much of his work centres on guiding employer businesses around the minefield of data protection regulation. He is currently being kept extremely busy dealing with a range of queries on the General Data Protection Regulation and helping clients to prepare for the upcoming changes. This seminar will look at how the forthcoming GDPR in May 2018 will affect employers and change the landscape on employee data, from background screening, vetting and recruitment, to monitoring employees and their performance.

Tom Backhouse

Risky Business: What lies beneath?
Tom Backhouse is the founder and CEO of Terrafirma and has undertaken educational talks on the varied and many risks the ground poses. Tom pursues an ambition of changing the way in which we perceive, identify and act upon environmental risks to better manage and resolve the problems that are increasing in occurrence across the UK.