Report: More than three quarters of Irish HR departments breaching GDPR

The study by HRLocker found that 76 per cent of businesses had breached it in the last 12 months

Crystal Rynne, chief operating officer at HRLocker, said HR teams need more resources to meet GDPR requirements. Picture: HRLocker

Over three quarters of Irish HR departments have breached GDPR in the last year, according to research by HRLocker.

The study found that while 90 per cent of Irish HR professionals have confidence in their GDPR compliance, 76 per cent admitted their businesses had breached the regulation in the last 12 months.

Insufficient consent was cited by 40 per cent of HR professionals as sources of breaches, with businesses failing to get clear and explicit ...