How Long Should I Keep Staff Records For Under GDPR?Download this guide to find out how long you should keep records for current staff, former staff and job applicants.
You won’t need to store all staff records forever. But how long should you keep them to comply with GDPR? The answer to this will depend on whose data you’re keeping and how long you’ve stored it for already.
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- Working time records: Keep for 2 years from the date the records refer to.
- Payroll records: Keep for 3 years from the end of the tax year that they relate to.
- Maternity, Paternity or Shared Parental Pay records: Keep for 3 years after the end of the tax year that the payment stopped.