Is CCTV in the Workplace Legal?

5th May 2023

If you’re a business owner considering installing commercial CCTV systems to improve security, you might be wondering: Is CCTV in the workplace legal? This article aims to clarify the legal requirements associated with CCTV installation in the workplace, particularly focusing on GDPR compliance. We will also explore the benefits of CCTV, such as deterring theft and sexual harassment. CCTV Requirements in the Workplace It is legal for a workplace to have CCTV, but only if they follow GDPR rules and other regulations set out by the Human Rights Act 1988. The latter guarantees that individuals have a right to respect for…

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