GDPR – a brave new world – half-day course

It’s been just over 3 years since the introduction of GDPR but since then we have had to deal with a global pandemic. Whilst many organisations were already working towards agile working, the first lockdown accelerated this process and many organisations have made the decision to not return to the office full time.

GDPR – a brave new world – half-day course

However, regardless of the physical location in which work can be done, the GDPR requires the same risk measures to be applied in order to ensure data remains secure and to avoid any breaches.

This interactive course will be looking at the latest developments in GDPR as well as the risks, challenges and opportunities that agile working has brought.

  • The common pitfalls in the sector and how to avoid them
  • How to effectively manage a data breach, and
  • How you can measure your organisation’s compliance with GDPR.

Sessions will cover:

  • GDPR and working from home- what’s the impact?
  • The challenges which the social housing sector has faced
  • Are you on the right track? Practical tools and techniques to help you stay on the right side of the law
  • How to embed a culture of data protection remotely.

What will delegates learn?

  • A refresher about the changes resulting from GDPR and what they have meant in practical terms to the social housing sector
  • The latest developments in GDPR
  • The common pitfalls with GDPR compliance and how to avoid them
  • Dealing with breaches
  • Measuring your organisation’s compliance against the GDPR toolkit.

Who should attend?

This course provides a good foundation for data protection officers, directors, managers and board members wanting to:

  • Improve their understanding of GDPR
  • Check their organisation’s compliance
  • Learn about the challenges and opportunities that remote working has had in terms of data protection.

Ideal for those new in post, new to the sector as well as everyone wanting to refresh their knowledge.

Jill Jones

Legal Jill Jones

Jill Jones has over 15 years’ experience in governance, assurance, health and safety and risk management. Jill has worked predominantly in the social housing and charitable sector for the last ten years and also has a wealth of experience in the private sector. She has led several governance reviews, board appraisals and has the successful delivery of many cultural change projects. She has implemented and advised on tenant involvement strategies and designed and delivered the successful “Be on Board” tenant development programme.

Jill has a strong knowledge of regulation in both the English and Welsh housing sector and has spent the last ten years delivering strategic, regulatory and operational management services to the housing sector.

Jill is a registered risk practitioner, specialising in risk management services, compliance with GDPR and Business Continuity/Emergency Planning. She created and chaired Risk Forum Wales for a number of years to improve risk practices in the social housing sector. She is a regular speaker at national events and has had several articles published in the field of risk management and social housing.