Test and Trace staff told to use personal email accounts to share information

Tom Allen
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Already under fire for its multi-billion pound cost, the government's Test and Trace programme may also have breached GDPR

Sitel employees working on the government's Test and Trace programme were instructed to use personal email addresses to share case details with managers. Despite concerns being raised around GDP...

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