“GDPR doesn’t apply to me, I’m only a small business” – and other myths you need to shake!

How much “personal data” do you have in your business?

“Not much” you reply…

Mmm, let’s look at that closely…do you have Business cards?

Yes…

This is data…

An important area which affects all business is Data Protection, this Act is prominent for all business owners, however, it’s often put on the back burner as it’s felt it is only necessary for large businesses. This is a very common misconception.

It affects EVERYONE. This will also become more important with the introduction on the new GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) on the 25th May 2018 (yes – that’s 5 months away!)

Now is the time to get your data in the best shape over the next few months ready for the launch of GDPR. As a small business owner, it can be overwhelming to wear all hats and understand all the rules and regulations for each aspect of our business.

GDPR and Marketing in business

GDPR and Marketing link beautifully – data capture, landing pages, e-marketing such as Mailchimp – how do you make sure you are both complying and getting the consent as well as maximising the marketing aspects for your business? In the Power Hour session on 11th December, we will cover how you can do this.

what is the ICO

Recommended reading

This is an MUST read for any business owner and I massively advocate this as the ethos of my business. Have you read this powerful business book? You can grab it on Audible right here

Bio

Becky Stevenson has over 17 years experience from working at leading companies. During this time Becky learnt how to systemise, improve and implement processes to ensure that large scale and complex operations ran like clockwork. She now has her own business where she helps business owners to audit their operations, implement positive changes and bring in off the shelf or bespoke software systems so that they are running in the most effective way. These changes bring more time, more profit and more customers. The feedback from clients is 5*

“My processes are mapped out so I know exactly my clients journey. All this in just 1 week! A big weight has been lifted and feel so much more organised. Can’t thank you enough Becky. So happy to have met you at the last event”

GDPR & The ICO

One thing you can do ahead of the event on the 11th December event is to check out whether you need to register your business with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). This is one step towards complying with the regulations set out by the upcoming GDPR legislation. Be sure to join me and Becky Stevenson on December 11th to find out in a relaxed environment just how you can adapt to the changes coming in 2018.

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