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GDPR and the first telephone directory

January 24, 2018

It is serendipitous that the first telephone directory, consisting of a single piece of cardboard, was issued on 21 February 1878 (it listed 50 individuals, businesses, and other offices in New Haven, Connecticut)


Earliest edition photograph I could obtain – courtesy of Wikipedia – gives you an idea!

and that on 21/2/2018 in Bristol the Business Effectiveness (and Enlightenment) Session before lunch is all about GDPR that begins

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GDPR will affect any business that has personal data, customers or staff…so that’s all of us!

Glenn Pearson – Augmentum Business Solutions will lead the session

‘The GDPR and how to comply in easy steps!’

He will cover the easy steps to GDPR compliance such as

  • Awareness
  • Information you hold
  • Communications
  • Individuals Rights
  • Subject Access Requests (SAR’s)
  • Lawful basis for processing data
  • Consent
  • Children
  • Data Breaches
  • Data Protection by Design
  • Data Protection Officers
  • International.

Why people should come – ‘GDPR affects anyone who has personal data, customers or staff, so almost every organisation and it cannot be avoided so prepare now!’

What you will take from the seminar – ‘A better understanding of what they need to do to be compliant with the new GDPR

Followed by

THE Networking Lunch Networking over drinks from 11.45am: sit down at 12.30pm finishing at 2.00pm

  • 11.45am. Arrival for drinks before lunch and Informal networking –  a chance to mix with other experts.  All attendees have a name badge, are given the Event Programme complete with delegate list, offers, opportunities, networking tips and an aid for your follow up!
  • 12.30pm. Sit down for 2 course served lunch and formal networking at your table – you will sit on a table with 7 or 8 other decision makers – none of whom do what you do – a table host will ensure that each person get at least 3 minutes to introduce themselves and their business and the benefits that it brings to others.
  • 1.30pm – table to table networking – with your delegate list you will be able to locate and introduce yourself to others.  As a member at subsequent events you will be sat with different people
  • 1.40pm – 10 minute Speaker – informative, entertaining and always worthwhile.  Simon Martin – Partner with Menzies Law
  • 2pm The event finishes – no need to rush off.  Your opportunity for continuing your conversations, a one to one, further discussion using the venues facilities



Mercure Bristol Brigstow Hotel – with discounted (by 25%) parking in the Queen Charlotte Street NCP Car Park – up to 4 hours is £9.38 at discounted rate.  5-7 Welsh Back, Bristol BS1 4SP

Your Investment is £39.00 (Inc. VAT) covering all the networking opportunities, your host, Business Effectiveness session, coffee, 2 course served lunch with drinks – wine available, event programme with details on those that you meet,  delegate list, dietary requirements are catered for.



To book your place

Call 01981 540708



with “book my place for Bristol” and I will arrange everything – how to prepare, confirmation, any dietary requirements and your invoice


Prefer an invitation then complete your details here



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