Many small businesses cannot afford to take on someone solely to deal with compliance. As a result many struggle to comply with the ever-evolving legislative landscape. And, sometimes you may be completely unaware of the requirements?

For instance, many small companies do not know that they may have to pay the Data Protection Fee. As a result of various enquiries from customers,  GNC Technology Ltd has published an article on this which also contains a link to the assessment form.

The ICO, Information Commissioners Office is handing out record numbers of fines and notices to companies for not complying.  Our article entitled Do I need to pay the data protection fee is one of our best-read articles by businesses.

Cyber Essentials accreditation

We can also work with you to become Cyber Essentials accredited.  As a result, you can reassure your customers and suppliers that you take the security of their data seriously. Consequently, being Cyber Essentials accredited will allow you to tender for more government contracts.  In short, being accredited is an asset and selling point for your company and is certainly an investment worth considering.

We will help you navigate the minefield of data compliance

GNC Technology will help you navigate the minefield that is data compliance to ensure you safeguard your applications, infrastructure and users’ data including:

  • Business Rules
  • Legal & Regulatory Requirements such as GDPR
  • Accreditation Requirements such as ISO 9001
  • Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Regulations

A major insurance company was fined £2,275,000 by the FSA in 2010 for the loss of 46,000 policy holders’ personal details. Every week companies are being fined for various breaches of compliance. We can help you avoid these hefty penalties.