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On November 15, the National Information Technology Authority Uganda, together with the Ministry of Information and Communications Technology and the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs, circulated a draft Data Protection and Privacy Bill, 2014 for public consultation. Keep reading for an overview of the proposed legislation. 
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For the past several years, the European Union's attempts at passing the Data Protection Regulation have fluctuated. However, pressure to pass the reform by 2015 have intensified following a joint declaration by elected representatives from 16 member states. 

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Pre-employment screening has changed significantly in EMEA over recent years. Performing background checks on contingent workers is now far more common place, companies in more and more sectors are realising the importance of properly vetting their staff, and many existing clients are changing how they define 'major' and 'minor' discrepancies. Whilst there's no shortage of anecdotal evidence on the subject, quantitative results are harder to come by. So, we delved deep into our data to see what it could tell us. The results – extracted from the many thousands of CV screenings we've carried out over the last three years – are now in

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