Member of staff

"member of staff" means any:

  • employee;
  • worker within the meaning given in section 296 of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992;
  • office holder; or
  • partner.

Individuals that work part-time hours are counted as one member of staff.

The number of members of staff of the data controller is to be calculated by:

(a) ascertaining for each completed month of the data controller’s financial year the total number of persons who have been members of staff of the data controller in that month;
(b) adding together the monthly totals; and
(c) dividing by the number of months in the data controller’s financial year.