Palmers Solicitors helps businesses with data protection and employment law at local cybercrime event

BJ Chong, Partner, and Lara Murray, Associate Solicitor, at South Essex-based law firm, Palmers, will be presenting at a free cybercrime event on 7 June 2016 organised by the Basildon Business Group.

The Palmers-led sessions will cover topics including the Data Protection Act 1998, practical risk management tips for Personal Data, information on Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks, confidentiality and disciplinary procedures as well as investigation of offences and termination of employment.

Commenting ahead of the event, BJ Chong said: “Cybercrime and data protection issues are growing ever more important for businesses. I’m pleased we’re able to discuss with local businesses how they can ensure they comply with legislation and put effective procedures in place.

“The legal implications of the rise of cybercrime are wide-ranging and so it’s crucial that businesses are aware of the best practices they can follow to protect themselves and their clients.”

Any businesses wishing to attend can book their place at the free event by visiting: