HR Legal Retention Policies: Annual Review Q&A with Deirdre Crowley

Posted in : Supplementary Articles ROI on 1 February 2019
Deirdre Crowley
Matheson

In this Q&A article Deirdre Crowley, Head of Privacy and Employment at Crowley Solicitors and one of our most popular speakers at the Annual Reviews of Employment Law conferences, answers queries raised by delegates who attended the conferences throughout the month of November. This article is required reading for any HR or legal professional drafting a HR legal retention policy.

Q1. Is it lawful to store medical records for employment purposes?

Yes.  Section 46 of the Data Protection Acts 1988-2018 specifically provides a legal basis for the processing (which includes storage) of

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Deirdre Crowley
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