Month: February 2018

GDPR is coming

It can’t have escaped your notice that the EU wide General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) becomes law in the UK on 25 May 2018.  This has an impact on all businesses in the UK that process personal data. Personal data is any information that enables an individual to be identified. Any business with employees processes personal data and therefore needs to be aware of the changes in the law and how this impacts upon how they use, store and retain data. Businesses also need to consider their wider activities in terms of when and how they handle the personal...

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To emoji or not to emoji, that is the question

Whether ‘tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune or to ban emojis in the workplace and by opposing end them. OK, so that’s as far as our knowledge of Hamlet extends, and for those of you die hard Shakespeare fans, we appreciate that the above may be in bad taste, apologies. Back to the matter in hand. Should we use emojis or emoticons in business communications? We scoured the internet to see what everyone in the ether thinks and found out the following: It may make your colleagues think you are less...

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