Monthly Archives: May 2017

Ghost in the machine

By Paul Simpkins Like any normal UK male I like to watch sport on TV. As the season all over Europe comes to a conclusion the titles and cups are being decided. Exactly the wrong time to take a holiday. … Continue reading

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GDPR: One Year to Go! Special Offer Today Only!

Exactly one year today (on 25th May 2018), the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force. (***see below for a special offer) Data Controllers and Data Processors now have just 12 months to prepare for the biggest change … Continue reading

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GDPR Practitioner Certificate: First set of Results

Act Now Training Limited is pleased to announce the successful completion of its first two courses leading to the GDPR Practitioner Certificate. Congratulations to all 19 delegates who successfully completed the course in London and Manchester in May 2017 (with … Continue reading

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Councillors, council tax arrears and FOI

Some council chiefs, as well as some councillors, do not like the Freedom of Information Act 2000(FOI) claiming, amongst other things, that it costs too much and is used to request trivial information. Against this backdrop, how do council FOI … Continue reading

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