Bank of England has spent over £1.5m on GDPR

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The Bank of England has already spent £1,590,776 on ensuring it is compliant with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Insurance Age can reveal.

In order to prepare for GDPR the Bank set up a project team to run until January 2019. The figure for the spend as of 1 May includes £127,120 on software and £25,185 on training.

The Bank also detailed, in a response to a Freedom of Information request, that external consultants including employees on fixed term contracts accounted for £492,655

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