25 May 2017 | Posted In Money advice news

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is using the hashtag #gdpr1yeartogo to urge firms to start preparing now for the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which will come into force one year from today.

The new data protection regulation will have a big impact on the money advice and related sectors with a raft of new rules for the way that consumer data is collected, held and used and much greater scrutiny.

Read the ICO’s guide to 12 steps for preparing for GDPR.