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Boardroom Briefings: The handy reference guide to current UK IT laws and regulations

  • ID: 2369710
  • Book
  • January 2013
  • Region: United Kingdom, Great Britain
  • 178 Pages
  • E Radar
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Dealing with legal and compliance challenges has never been just the preserve of lawyers but involves everyone across the organisation. This 178-page eBook provides business investors, top managers and project teams with an easy-to-use reference guide on UK IT laws and regulations.

- Check list of 130 important UK IT laws and regulations;
- Around 300 additional rules
- References to key EU Directives and Regulations
- Pan UK: England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland
- Business summaries
- Impact of the law upon the use of information systems and networks
- Links to third party websites, including supervision and enforcement bodies
- References to additional guidance and help

Executive Summary

We don't know what we need to know about IT laws and regulations!

Laws and regulations governing our use of online business systems and networks have never been just the preserve of lawyers but involves everyone across the organisation, from boardroom directors through top managers to project teams and individual members of staff who simply need to get online in order to perform their duties.

Laws and regulations are complicated at the best of times, but add into the mix the sophistication of digital technology, online business processes, information governance and mobile staff, and a quad-mire of issues and challenges arise which can stop you from taking the calculated commercial risks that matter.

This Guide aims is to empower you with good quality information to help support your decision-making as well as enable you to interact better with board members, legal teams and other relevant colleagues. Written for non-lawyers, the Guide helps to make IT laws and regulations more transparent across the organisation and to seek out competitive and collaborative advantage through best practice.

We've detailed around 120 of the most important UK rules, what they mean, how they affect your organisation and where you can go for further help and advice. The Guide does not provide a comprehensive list of legislation, but it has been carefully put together and is reviewed regularly.

We've divided up the information into suitable chapters for ease-of-use. However, you must remember that many of the laws and regulations identified are interwoven with each other and address many different aspects of doing business electronically. One size never fits all!

We trust this Guide will be an important item in your due diligence tool kit and a handy source of reference in meetings and for your own professional use.

DISCLAIMER
We have make all reasonable efforts to provide you with accurate information in this Guide. However, the authors do not accept any responsibility for any actions you take which rely upon the information provided. You must always seek professional legal advice to fit your individual circumstances.

This ebook is available in .pdf, .mobi, and .epub formats.
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1 Broadcasting and Telecoms

2 Bribery, Corruption and Fraud

3 Children and Young Adults

4 Civil and Criminal Procedure

5 Competition and Anti-Trust

6 Consumer Rights

7 Corporate Governance

8 Cyber Crime and Cyber Terrorism

9 Gambling and Gaming

10 Goods and Services

11 Green and Sustainable IT

12 Health and Safety

13 Intellectual Property Rights

14 Personal Rights and Equality

15 Public Sector Information

16 Resilience, Trust and IT Security
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