On-demand webinar: Is GDPR over? What Brexit means for UK data protection law

27% of our listeners have suffered a data breach since GDPR came into force

On 31 January 2020, the UK will leave the European Union, and GDPR as we know it will come to an end.

From exit day, the GDPR we have become familiar with will disappear from the statute book and the Data Protection, Privacy and Electronic Communications (Amendments etc) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 will come into effect. This will result in hundreds of changes to both the GDPR text in UK law and the Data Protection Act 2018.

In this webinar, our Director of Course Development Nick Henderson and DPO Ruth Cohen helped organisations understand what data protection looks like in a post-Brexit world.

The webinar covered:

  • How Brexit will impact on UK data protection law
  • What changes organisations, DPOs and compliance officers need to make to their policies and procedures
  • The most recent GDPR cases from across the UK and Europe
  • The latest in compliance advice and inside tips
  • Answering all your GDPR and Brexit questions

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Key findings from our webinar polls

  • 54% of listeners felt Brexit will have some impact on their business
  • 78% said they are based in the UK and have appointed the ICO as their supervisory authority
  • 27% said their company has suffered a data breach since GDPR came into force
  • 25% of those who suffered a data breach did not report it

VinciWorks has hosted several webinars on topics such as GDPR, health and safety, whistleblowing and more. You can view all of our webinars on-demand and sign-up for upcoming webinars here.

About the experts

Nick Henderson, Director of Course Development at VinciWorks

Nick Henderson is Director of Course Development at VinciWorks and has played an important role in developing VinciWorks’ most interactive and customisable courses, such as Competition Law: Know Your MarketHarassment and Bullying at Work: MyStoryAML: Know Your Risk and GDPR: Privacy at Work. Nick is a policy expert with a background in public, voluntary and private sectors and has expert-level knowledge across a wide range of areas.

Ruth Cohen, VinciWorks' Legal and Research Executive

Legal and Research Executive and Data Protection Officer Ruth Cohen holds an LLB specialising in International Commercial Law. Ruth has experience in both the public and private sectors, having consulted for many Fortune 500 companies. She has expert-level knowledge across a wide range of areas including corporate finance, DAC6, GDPR, information security, commercial law and regulatory compliance.

VinciWorks’ GDPR training suite

GDPR training is one of the key measures a company can take to ensure that staff comply with the regulations.

Best practice for GDPR compliance training is to enrol staff in a new GDPR course around once a year. To help organisations with continued compliance, we have continued to expand our GDPR training suite by adding modules to our comprehensive GDPR course, releasing GDPR refresher training and building several five minute knowledge checks specific to different departments.