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Information Rights Expert joins Act Now GDPR Team

  Act Now Training is pleased to announce that Scott Sammons has joined its team of consultants. Scott is an experienced information governance practitioner having worked in both the public and private sector for 10 years, most recently as the … Continue reading

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GDPR: The New ICO Fees Regime

25th May 2018, when the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force, will see the end of the current Notification regime under the Data Protection Act 1998. Until recently, Data Controllers looked set to save a little money and … Continue reading

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Act Now Launches New GDPR E-Learning Course

In December, a nursing auxiliary was fined for accessing a patient’s medical records without a valid legal reason.  In November a charity employee was prosecuted after he sent spreadsheets containing the information of vulnerable clients to his personal email address … Continue reading

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GDPR Training Courses in Dubai

Act Now Training is pleased to announce two forthcoming GDPR training workshops in Dubai (UAE). The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will not just have an impact on Data Controllers and Data Processors in the European Union (EU). It will … Continue reading

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GDPR: What’s Happening?

If you want to avoid watching Grandad murdering “Mistletoe and Wine” over the festive season, you could escape to a lesser evil; catching up on your GDPR reading! You may have missed some of the recent GDPR publications. The Article … Continue reading

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Act Now Launches GDPR Handbook

We all know that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) cannot be read in isolation. In September, the DCMS published the Data Protection Bill. Amongst other things, it sets out how the UK Government intends to exercise its GDPR “derogations”; … Continue reading

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GDPR Practitioner Certificate: New Course For Manchester

By popular demand Act Now Training has added an extra course in Manchester for its GDPR Practitioner Certificate. Autumn 2017 has seen a massive upsurge in bookings for this course leading to every course being fully booked until the end … Continue reading

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GDPR Practitioner Certificate: Another Set of Great Results

Act Now Training would like to congratulate the 10 delegates who have successfully completed our intensive one-week course leading to the GDPR Practitioner Certificate. The course was delivered by Tim Turner in London in August 2017. All 10 delegates passed … Continue reading

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GDPR: Notification and the future of ICO Charges

By Jon Baines Data Protection law has, since 1984 in the UK (with the first Data Protection Act), and since 1995 across Europe (with the Data Protection Directive), contained a general obligation on those who process personal data to notify … Continue reading

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The GDPR, the Data Protection Bill and Complaints

By Scott Sammons The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the recently announced Data Protection Bill (DP Bill) are bigger pieces of legislation than the old Data Protection Act 1998. We already know that remedies and complaints under the Regulation … Continue reading

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