By Ellie Taylor

New data protection laws mean that employers and pension scheme Trustees need to have a formal agreement in place to swap personal data.

The legal landscape for data protection laws in Europe changed significantly on 25 May 2018, when the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force.  The running of pension schemes is fraught with the collection and handling of personal data, so Trustees, Employers, Administrators, Actuaries and others are all caught by the GDPR.