Category Archives: ISEB

BCS You’re Worth It

If you’re a Data Protection and/or Freedom of Information Practitioner you may be thinking about obtaining one or both of the BCS qualifications (previously known as ISEB) offered by Act Now Training. This was my situation just a couple of … Continue reading

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New Data Protection Qualification Syllabus Receives Endorsement

Act Now Training is pleased to announce that the syllabus for its new Data Protection Practitioner Certificate has been endorsed by the Centre for Information Rights. The Data Protection Practitioner Certificate is a new qualification for those who work with … Continue reading

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Practitioner Certificate in FOISA: Review of First Year

Act Now Training is pleased to report that it has completed a very successful first year of delivering the Practitioner Certificate in the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002. Four courses were delivered in 2013 with very strong candidates from … Continue reading

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New Practical Data Protection Qualification

Act Now Training Limited is pleased to announce the launch of the Act Now Data Protection Practitioner Certificate. This is a new qualification for those who work with Data Protection and privacy issues on a day-to-day basis. With an emphasis … Continue reading

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FOISA Practitioner Course: A Successful Candidate’s Observations

Donald Maclean, Freedom of Information and Data Protection Officer at Perth College, recently successfully completed our certificated course; the Practitioner Certificate in the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002. Here Donald shares his experience and tips for future delegates: I … Continue reading

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BCS Data Protection Course – How I Passed

Sarah Browne, Information Compliance and Records Management Assistant at Greater Manchester Police, recently passed the BCS (ISEB) Certificate in Data Protection exam with Act Now. These are her top tips for passing: Give up any notions of a social life … Continue reading

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Scottish Information Commissioner’s Annual Report

The Scottish Information Commissioner has published her annual report for 2012/13.  Key facts are as follows: The Office of the Scottish Information Commissioner (OSIC) received 594 FOI appeals in the year. This was an increase of 14% on last year, … Continue reading

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