Assesment 3rai Hr1
1115 words 5 pages* Write a report on Data Management which gives at least 2 reasons why organisations need to collect HR data, identifying at least 2 types of data to be collected and explain how each supports HR. You should also describe 2 methods of storing records and the benefits of each. Give an explanation of 2 essential items of UK legislation relating to the recording, storing and accessibility of HR data.
This report explains why Human Resources Departments collects data, the different types of data collected and the different methods they use to both collect and store data.
The report also explains how current legislation affects the collection, use and storage of the data obtained.
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The Working Time Directive was implemented in United Kingdom on 1st October 1998 and since April 1999, employers have been subject to the National Minimum Wage Act. The principles behind this legislation are the protection of the health and safety of workers and avoidance of their exploitation.
The Working Time Regulations (1998) were introduced to implement the European Working Time Directive and part of the Young Workers Directive.
The Data Protection Act 1998 ( replaces the Data Protection Act 1984 and regulates when and how an individual's ‘personal data’ may be obtained, held, used, disclosed and generally processed. It applies to computerised processing of personal data, and also certain paper-based data files and records.
According to the Data Protection Act 1998 c.29, Part I, section 1, “processing”, in relation to information or data, means obtaining, recording or holding the information or data or carrying out any operation or set of operations on the information or data, including—
(a)organisation, adaptation or alteration of the information or data,
(b)retrieval, consultation or use of the information or data,
(c)disclosure of the information or data by transmission, dissemination or otherwise