Category Archives for "GDPR"

Working with Friends and Family?

When I started my business (38 years ago) I had a business partner. We didn’t have any clear agreements between us about who was doing what, or how we saw the business making money, or what it would take to do that.   It came as a big surprise to me that within a year […]

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Santa’s Data Privacy Policy

  Santa’s Data Privacy Policy Santa is a trading name of St Nicholas, located in the North Pole.   Santa keeps a list of every boy and girl to determine whether they are entitled to delivery on Christmas Eve.   He uses global surveillance to monitor whether you are naughty or nice.  Santa uses automated decision […]

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Proving your identity and GDPR

One of the many points of the whole GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations) is to improve security on how data on individuals is collected and to reduce the amount of unnecessary information stored on us all.    Many organisations require proof of identity (ID) in order to provide you with a service.  From banks to […]

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Entrepreneurs: The 5 stages of GDPR

GDPR came into action in May 2018, and for some business owners, it was a complete shock. In fact, many went through the 5 stages of GDPR without realising that it wasn’t as tough as they thought. Also, when entrepreneurs reached the 5th stage of GDPR they started to notice something different – more people […]

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Are your referrals GDPR compliant?

Recently a KoffeeKlatch customer asked in one of our groups: – Is its GDPR compliant that our accountant has referred us to an IFA? The IFA contacted us and knew all the details of our business and our finance but we had no idea when we handed over our books to a new accountant at […]

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What GDPR & Slimming Pills Have in Common

With the deadline for GDPR looming I can understand why a lot of small business owners are looking for a quick fix. There are two types of business owner. The first type is aware of GDPR, they’ve made some decisions and they’ve hired a VA or joined a support group and they’re slowly and steadily […]

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GDPR: The Elephant in the Room

This week I’ve been part of a panel for Moneybox on BBC Radio 4 talking about GDPR. I’ve had an amazing response from business owners all over the UK, especially when I told the ICO representative what I thought! You can hear the conversation here – http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09xcshq As well as all the scaremongering about GDPR, it […]

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Do I Need a Data Protection Officer?

One of the questions we’re often asked about is “Does our business need a data protection officer?” At KoffeeKlatch we like to make things simple and easy for you to understand, after all, who has time to learn to speak fluent legal? (Aside from us of course!) Found this infographic useful? Feel free to use […]

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