Huge Southend-on-Sea City Council
Data Breach

1,854 current staff and 276 former employees reportedly affected by huge data breach. A further 169 people, including office holders, canvassers, councillors and co-opted members, also involved.

Staff member's personal information – Names, Addresses, National Insurance Numbers, Salary Information, Pension Scheme Details, and Equal Opportunities Data - made public on a spreadsheet in May 2023 following Freedom of Information Act response.

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If you believe you have been affected, please:

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  2. Call Southend-on-Sea City Council on 01702 215 000; or
  3. Make a Subject Access Request.

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The Southend-on-Sea City Council Data Breach Action

We are pursuing compensation arising from the huge Southend-on-Sea City Council Data Breach announced in 2023.

Human error has reportedly been blamed, with anyone knowing how spreadsheets work potentially able to access sensitive information.

Ultimately, poor handling of data has resulted in this huge breach. The spreadsheet has been taken down from their website, but the exposure has already occurred.

We are a leading Consumer Action and Data Breach law firm that is representing thousands of Claimants in over 70 different group and multi-party actions

If a formal court action is established in this case, there will be a cut-off date to join.

We recommend that you start your case as soon as possible.

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