GDPR Portal partners with ICAEW to help members prepare for GDPR

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GDPR Portal, the cloud-based solution that provides small and medium-sized organisations with a cost-effective way to manage their compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is partnering with ICAEW to be part of the Institute’s GDPR awareness programme for its members.

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect on 25th May 2018. The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has stated that GDPR will have a major impact on ICAEW members and has advised them to prepare for the changes that are coming. Many ICAEW members, even if they have a theoretical understanding of the requirements of GDPR, may find it difficult to start the practical steps required for a successful GDPR compliance project.

GDPR Portal, is a cloud-based solution that provides small and medium-sized organisations with a cost-effective way to manage their compliance with GDPR. ICAEW technical experts have recognised that GDPR Portal’s framework and functionality will be beneficial to ICAEW members in tackling the challenge of preparing for GDPR.

Mark Taylor, ICAEW Technical Innovation Manager, commented “The Institute takes GDPR very seriously and will be ensuring that our members do so as well. We believe that GDPR Portal will be of assistance in helping our members with the not inconsiderable challenge of complying with this new regulation.”

Ben Grey, the Founder of GDPR Portal added “We are delighted to be partnering with ICAEW to help its members comply with GDPR. GDPR Portal will provide them with a highly effective yet flexible and low-cost way to manage the compliance process.”

GDPR Portal and ICAEW will be hosting a webinar for ICAEW members on 6th February 2018 which will demonstrate GDPR Portal’s functionality and how it will help members with the compliance process.

Organisations interested in learning more about GDPR Portal can visit http://www.gdpr-portal.com, email info(at)gdpr-portal(dot)com or call +44 (0)20 3633 3030.

About GDPR Portal
GDPR Portal is a cloud-based solution that provides small and medium-sized organisations with a cost-effective way to manage their compliance with GDPR. It was developed and launched by GMA Consulting, an established IT consultancy based in the City of London, which specialises in working with financial services clients. Much of the work that GMA undertakes has a regulatory, compliance or audit element to it. This experience has been used to develop GDPR Portal’s methodology and functionality.

About ICAEW

1.    ICAEW connects over 147,000 chartered accountants worldwide, providing this community of professionals with the power to build and sustain strong economies.

Training, developing and supporting accountants throughout their career, we ensure that they have the expertise and values to meet the needs of tomorrow’s businesses.

Our profession is right at the heart of the decisions that will define the future, and we contribute by sharing our knowledge, insight and capabilities with others. That way, we can be sure that we are building robust, accountable and fair economies across the globe.

2.    ICAEW is a member of Chartered Accountants Worldwide (CAW), which brings together 11 chartered accountancy bodies, representing over 1.6m members and students globally.

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