Monthly Archives: April 2014

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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To Share or not to share, that is the question

As many data protection practitioners are well aware, there is a whole raft of legislation affecting the sharing of personal data. There are laws to tell us we must share. There are laws to tell us we absolutely must not … Continue reading

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I popped into my doctor’s surgery this week for a routine blood test. I was fortunate as I got an appointment quite easily which is unusual. They have a strange system of making appointments. At 8-30 am every weekday they … 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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