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General Data Protection Regulation: Data Breach Reporting

In the new GDPR you will be required to be able to report on a data breach. In this blog we will look at what is a data breach and what to do if you have one. A Data Breach: No matter how good the governance, controls and discipline are around data protection, data breaches of some type will occur but what can be defined as a data breach? A data breach is an incident where se ...

GDPR: What Does Consent Mean?

In the world of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) our “consent” will be a major focus and understanding what is meant by consent will be important for all of us as individuals and for the organisations that we work for and connected with. So what Does Consent Mean? The Oxford English Dictionary defines consent as: Noun: Permission for something to happen or agreement t ...

GDPR: What Rights Do Individuals Have?

So this is the one that matters to all of us. Under the new legislation, businesses must provide a lawful basis before they can process personal data, and this in turn affects an individual’s rights. This is not painful but it is important for companies to consider how these rights will impact their HR data and how they go about obtaining consent to retain and process this data ...

GDPR: What to Consider When Communicating Privacy Information

The need for consent underpins the GDPR. Individuals must opt-in whenever data is collected and there must be clear privacy notices. These notices must be concise and transparent and consent must be able to be withdrawn at any time. The first principle of data protection is that personal data must be processed fairly and lawfully and for the processing to be fair. The data con ...

What HR Information Must You Hold and for How Long for GDPR Compliance?

In the second of a series of blogs on the GDPR Ben considers what HR information you must hold and for how long. From an HR perspective, the GDPR provisions raise very significant considerations for global employers. For a multinational employer, detailed understanding of global data flows will become increasingly key. This is especially critical where a centralised storage an ...

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).  Plenty of people are talking about it, others thinking about it and the rest are in peaceful oblivion to the fact it’s fast approaching.  Do we really understand how this is going to affect HR and the sensitive data we all hold on our employees? Over the coming weeks we will be sending out a blog with the hope that this will stimu ...

Dignity Implements Oracle HCM Cloud and SIMPLY People

Watch our short video case study about Dignity implementing Oracle HCM Cloud and SIMPLY People, Symatrix’ fully managed outsourced Payroll service. ...

Symatrix’ Application Support Manager, Mike Dews, Raises Funds for Charity by Cycling 220 Miles in One Day

Mike Dews, Application Support Manager at Symatrix recently cycled from Manchester to London in one day. Raising funds for AMBITIOUS ABOUT AUTISM and THE CHRISTIE CANCER HOSPITAL in Manchester Mike and his uncle completed the arduous ride in 16 hours and 39 minutes. They have so far raised over £1,000 but if you would like to show your support you can donate here. To watch wha ...

OracleScene: The Five Key Challenges Facing Payroll

Your people are your biggest asset and as such you need to engage, motivate, develop and retain them. However, employee costs are the single greatest expense within most organisations so having accurate payroll is one of the fundamental parts of this process – as such it is vital that payroll is a seamless and error free function. Whilst the last few years have produced signif ...

Symatrix is Shortlisted for The Rewards Awards for its BPO Fully Managed Payroll Service

Symatrix is pleased to have been shortlisted for a prestigious The Rewards award (formerly Payroll World Awards) for HR & Payroll Provider. The Rewards, celebrating its 8th year, has payroll at the heart of the event with the awards reflecting the widening remit of the profession and its close association with HR, reward, pensions and employee benefits. Symatrix provides a ...

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