News & Resources


ICO Provides Clarity

The following paragraph is taken from the ICO’s FAQ’s for Charities, but of course it applies to all organisations:   At Kudos, our interpretation of GDPR and PECR has always been this, but the clarity from the ICO does make us breathe a sigh of relief! Companies are required to undertake Privacy Impact Assessments and […]



Professional, knowledgeable and enthusiastic data experts needed! Kudos Data Solutions provide data-based marketing services, data processing, analytics, data hygiene, GDPR consultancy and are data experts in systems and identity verification solutions to a wide range of clients, both B2B and B2C. We are passionate about data and it’s power but we are equally passionate about […]

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Rateable Value Database

Rateable Value Database – Creative Insight Drives Profits   Did you know that (for properties without a water meter), water companies calculate your water bill based on a calculation involving the “rateable value”? Properties with a high rateable value will pay more than properties with a low value. If two neighbouring properties have been assigned […]


Project Consultant becomes a PRINCE2 practitioner

Project Consultant becomes a PRINCE2 practitioner. Congratulations Marc McGarry! Our Project Consultant is accredited. PRINCE2 (an acronym for PRojects IN Controlled Environments) is a de facto process-based method for effective project management. At Kudos, we like PRINCE2 because it makes us conform to the old British Army adage – Proper Planning and Preparation Prevents Piss […]


Kudos are pleased to welcome Marc to the team

Welcome to Team Kudos Marc   Kudos Data Solutions has recruited Marc McGarry to the role of Project Consultant to help with GDPR Auditing. Marc is a customer-focused professional with a wealth of corporate sector experience in project management, client liason, ISO accreditation, employment and Health & Safety legislation. Marc will be working with Kudos’ […]

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Kudos Welcome Kathy to the Team

Welcome to the Team Kathy   Kudos Data Solutions has recruited Kathy Eley to the role of Account Executive. Kathy joins us with a wide industry background, including working for the Royal Mail and within the hospitality, franchising, education and finance sectors. Kathy’s role at Kudos is due to growth in the business and she […]


Together We Are Stronger

Mail or Email? Contrary to popular rumour, print isn’t dying out – but the Publishing industry (both B2B and B2C) is changing fast to keep up with increased online competition. Publishers are taking proactive steps to connect with new audiences and explore new revenue sources. And this has meant new channels to market, new approaches […]

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Brady Corp Sees Improving Campaign Response Rates

    Brady Corporation is an international manufacturer and marketer of complete solutions that identify and protect people, products and places. Kudos have provided list broking services to Brady for many years, with continuing success.   Rachel Betts, Campaign Manager at Brady, commented “Jane and her team have provided fantastic customer service to us over […]


A Safe Pair of Hands – Legislative Compliance AND What the Consumer Wants…

GDPR – The Preference Centre The ICO has this week published their Consultation paper: GDPR Consent Guidance. It’s a good document and I urge everyone involved in data to read it draft-gdpr-consent-guidance-for-consultation-201703 The Preference Centre solution has been used by the UK and Canadian governments to manage Stakeholder Consent for over 5 years. It is also […]