Here come another fine. Southern Reporter reports a council has been given notice of a fine after 676 employee records were improperly disposed of in September 2011:
SCOTTISH BORDERS COUNCIL is facing a major fine for data breaches after hundreds of pension records were sent for recycling.
However, the council has reassured staff it is confident no personal information was accessed.
SBC said police were alerted by a member of the public after the records were discovered within a recycling centre. The records, found last year, mostly related to former employees
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) will issue a fine at the end of the month.
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