Five hundred charities breach GDPR

More than 500 data breaches were filed by Charities last year according to England’s Information Commissioner. The figures are revealed in the body’s latest annual report. It says it received 11,854 reports of personal data breaches from all sources during the year to the end of March, down from 13,840 in the previous year. Charities […]

RNID announces that all staff will work remotely from September

RNID will permanently close its offices and move all staff to remote working from 1 September, the charity has said. Harriet Oppenheimer, the charity’s deputy chief executive, argued that the decision was the best way to ensure that employees are “connected and work productively”. She announced the change last week during an online debate organised […]

Data breach punishments and question what they might mean for the charity sector

Organisations of all kinds – and that includes charities – can face heavy fines if they suffer data breaches leading to the loss or exposure of confidential information. The negative publicity and the financial penalty following a data breach are bad for businesses, but for charities they can be devastating. That’s because of the loss […]