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Why digital onboarding is the future

Digital onboarding is the process by which new customers can sign up or be registered for your company, product, or service remotely. During the pandemic, when face-to-face meetings were discouraged except where necessary, digital onboarding became the primary way for businesses to bring on new clients and employees, as well as to conduct anti-money laundering […]

Transition Period for Old Standard Contractual Clauses Ends

On September 27, 2021, the transition period ended that allowed companies to continue using the old EU Standard Contractual Clauses for new transfers from the EU to a third country. Companies entering into new transfer agreements incorporating the SCCs must now use those published by the European Commission on June 4, 2021. Transfers from the […]

Global hiring boom expected with post-COVID expansion

A new HSBC survey has found that businesses are looking to achieve 20% growth in the next 12 months, and a majority (70%) of businesses plan to hire more staff. While salary and benefits are still seen as the top factor in moving jobs by almost half (46%) of business leaders, many see flexible working […]

China’s New Personal Information Protection Law: Must-Dos for Foreign Companies

The highly anticipated Personal Information Protection Law passed on August 20, 2021. It will go into effect on November 1, 2021, leaving companies less than three months to ensure compliance with the new law. Given the tight time frame, businesses need to move quickly. But what is the real impact of the new legislation on […]


Keith Rosser, group director of recruitment business, Reed, and director of Reed Screening, has an overarching mission to make the world of work safer for workers, jobseekers, and employers. Reed Screening, established in 2011, has grown into one of the UK’s largest screening organizations and runs as a separate business. It provides employment background checks […]

What’s More Important to an Organization: Reputation or Money?

By: Aniqa Bukhari “Honest is the best policy.” There is no doubt this old saying should be followed by anyone applying for a new job. Unfortunately, there are cases in which applicants are less than truthful during the hiring process, and the boss discovers discretionary information through some other resource. Such deception […]

Privacy: Laws Play Catch-up with Online World

Companies suffering from a breach of sensitive data or mishandling customer information are becoming commonplace and because of this, online privacy is a central issue for businesses in every industry. Policymakers around the globe have begun introducing new privacy laws and have become stricter about those already on the books. The rules differ widely from […]

International Personal Privacy Compliance for Global Staffing Directors

The responsibilities and obligations of employers under European Data Protection Directives and the UK Data Protection Act can trigger a lot of issues when working in a global marketplace. When handling and transferring employee data from the EU to third countries such as the U.S., companies are required to identify and implement a legal basis […]

Data Protection Laws of the World Handbook

In April DLA Piper published the first edition of the Data Protection Laws of the World Handbook 2011/2012 (“the Handbook”). The Handbook offers a high-level snapshot of selected features of national laws as they currently stand in 58 jurisdictions across the world. It is intended to provide a quick overview of […]

Privacy in the Global Village

In the ever-changing world of privacy and data protection, global diversity is proven every day by fascinating developments taking place in every corner of the planet. At the same time, a common pattern can be seen in many of those developments: their attempt to strike the right balance between the exploitation and the protection of […]


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