Annual Audit & Advice service

data protection audit

At Data Protection 4 Business, we understand that to have a Data Protection Officer is not a legal obligation for all companies.


However, many organisations still require support and advice on data protection regulations and their responsibilities for compliance.


Therefore, we help you solve this problem by providing an annual audit and advice service which allows our clients to call on us for guidance, support or advice, at the point of need.

Annual Audit & Advice service

In addition, as part of this service we:


  • undertake an Annual review or Audit of your operations and procedures
  • recommend areas for improvement or adjustments to keep in line with any regulatory updates
  • are available to assist with general advice on data breaches, subject access requests or consent requirements
  • provide regular updates and news relating to data protection and GDPR


Moreover, the annual fee includes a yearly audit or review, regular newsletters, access to our resources and responses to general queries.


With a starting price of £29* per month / £350* per year for micro/small companies, we are committed to supporting the small business community.

Advice only

For companies who do not require or wish us to undertake an annual audit but find themselves in a position where they need assistance because you are having to deal with a data protection event,  we can help!


For example, most businesses will have to deal with a data breach or subject access request at some point.  So we offer this ad hoc service to our clients, which gives them someone to speak to if a problem arises.


The price of this service is at an hourly rate of £85* for remote support.  Additionally, we can arrange onsite support separately.

Annual Audit only

Moreover, your business may already have staff in place who are responsible for your data protection compliance.  However, if you would like the comfort of an independent annual audit or review, we can also provide this service.


Year 1 Audit starts from £299* depending on the size of the company, operations, number of employees or customers.


* all prices are excluding VAT/terms and conditions may apply


Collaboration with the wider community

We are members of the International Association of Privacy ProfessionalsData Protection Forum, Information & Records Management Society and the National Association of Data Protection Officers.


Often, we attend industry events arranged by the ICO and World Data Protection Forum and are proud to be engaged with the Data Engineering and AI communities working together with them to build privacy solutions into our digital and AI futures.


In addition, through our network of  partners and associated specialist companies we can offer our clients:

  • Legal advice on GDPR –revision of contracts and HR requirements.
  • Technology companies providing software solutions for compliance.
  • Specialist sector partners to build online training courses for medical practices, clubs, tech start-ups.
  • IT Security & Cyber Security protection.
  • Insurance protection for GDPR and Data & Cyber Breaches.


We are small enough to care yet large enough to offer a wealth of knowledge and solutions to our clients.




On 25th May 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation came into force across the European Union, which brought into law tougher standards for the protection of personal data being processed by organisations based in the EU and overseas, who offer goods and services to EU residents and citizens.


In the UK, the Data Protection Act 2018 came into force on 25th May 2018 which replaced the Data Protection Act 1998 and broadly adopted the GDPR framework.


Finally, the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR) and the e-Privacy Directive in the EU, govern digital communications.  These regulations apply to businesses, limited companies, partnerships, sole traders, sports clubs and charities who process personal data. 


Be Data SMART. Be Compliant.

Data Protection is here to stay.

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