GDPR Seminar - A guide for businesses. 25.04.18.

25th April 2018

09:00am until 13:00pm

Higgs & Sons, 3 Waterfront Business Park, Brierley Hill, DY5 1LX

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Despite Brexit, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force in the UK on 25 May 2018.

While the scope of GDPR is similar to the Data Protection Act 1998, it carries with it greater rights for individuals and broader, more prescriptive obligations for businesses.

Penalties for non-compliance increase significantly from £0.5 million to a maximum of €20 million or 4% of annual worldwide turnover, whichever is greater.

In this seminar we will help businesses to understand their new obligations and how they apply to your business. We will also look at how to plan and prepare for the GDPR.

We are delighted that Jezz Gobran from i-Secure will be joining us as our guest speaker. Jezz took his first steps in Data Protection over 10 years ago, with a focus on helping clients understand and meet their data protection obligations whilst keeping all their commercial information safe and secure.

By attending this seminar you will:-

  • Gain an understanding of the key provisions of the GDPR and what they will mean for businesses.
  • Receive guidance on how to prepare for the GDPR so you are ready to meet your obligations by May 2018.
  • Understand the implications of non-compliance



25 April 2018


9.00 am - Arrival and refreshments
9.30 am - Presentation
12.30 pm - Refreshments and 'one to one appointments'.
13.00 pm - Finish


Higgs & Sons Solicitors
3 Waterfront Business Park
Brierley Hill
West Midlands


  • Tim Jones - Partner, Head of Employment
  • Peter Manford - Partner, Head of Commercial
  • Joanna Lane - Associate, Commercial
  • Jezz Gobran - Managing Director, ISecure

How to Book:

A limited number of ten minute one to one appointments will be available after the seminar. Please note the appointments will be on a first come first served basis, therefore, I would advise to book early to avoid disappointment on the evening. When requesting an appointment please can you advise whether you would like a general conversation or something specifically related to commercial, employment or the IT security issues surrounding GDPR.

If you would like to book a slot or require further details please contact the events team on 0345 111 5050 or email


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