HR Professionals Guide to Data Protection

On 25th November 2019, Kenya enacted the Data Protection Act. If you are a Human Resource practitioner, you need to familiarise yourself with the requirements of this Act because it places a high compliance burden with regard to the handling of personal data. This article looks at ways in which the Data Protection Act will affect the HR function and how HR practitioners can prepare for compliance.

Best Practices: Online Privacy Policies

In a previous article, I discussed some of the reasons why a mobile app may need a privacy policy. The reasons set out there apply not only to mobile apps but also to all websites and online applications. This week, we consider some best practices for developing and deploying online privacy policies.

5 Legal Considerations for Your Online Business

The future is here. The future is in online business. According to a recent article by the Economist, “responding to COVID-19 has seen many people and companies realise that IT had more to offer them than they had realised.” Indeed, most tech or online companies are reaping big in spite of the pandemic. Therefore, it makes sense to consider starting or moving your business online.

This article considers some of the legal aspects relevant to online businesses.

5 Easy ways to Preserve Your Mental Health

If there is one thing we can all agree is that we are all “Covid’-out”. I mean the amount of information and misinformation out there is insane. As you are sifting through this information, you have other worries e.g. will my children be ok? what about my parents? is our food supply sufficient? will I still have a job when this is all over? am I at risk of catching the disease? These worries and the gloomy messages all around are enough to cause severe illness and depression. In this article, I focus on some of the ways you can maintain your positivity and preserve your mental health in these uncertain times.

Coronavirus: 4 Focus Areas for In-House Counsel

A lot has happened since last Friday. Kenya has not only confirmed its first coronavirus case but also, taken steep measures to contain the spread of the virus. The President of the Republic recommended remote work policies as one of the control measures. Globally, the coronavirus outbreak has caused fear, panic, and pandemonium and created an environment ripe for compliance breaches. As in-house counsel, be on the lookout and safeguard your organisation accordingly. How?