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IRMS Certificate in Information Governance Proving Very Popular

In April 2016, Act Now in partnership with the Information and Records Management Society (IRMS) launched IRMS Foundation Certificate in Information Governance. This is the first fully online certificated course on Information Governance and is proving extremely popular amongst public … Continue reading

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The Right to Data Portability under GDPR

The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force on 25th May 2018. Whilst it will replaces the UK’s Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA), it still includes the right of the Data Subject to receive a copy of … Continue reading

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GDPR and the Role of the Data Protection Officer

The clock has started on the biggest change to the European data protection regime in 20 years. After four years of negotiation, the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect on 25th May 2018. In the UK, … Continue reading

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Google rang me!

The world of information is shrinking. Here’s a heart warming story about a very large organisation and an individual who pays a funny game called petanque. In our efforts to broaden our appeal and get ourself on the map (the … Continue reading

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GDPR: The Rise of Information Risk?

By Scott Sammons Risk Management is one of the things that many people claim to know about. Often though, their lack of knowledge is exposed when they end up either focusing on the wrong risks or creating some complicated process … Continue reading

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New GDPR Practitioner Certificate Launched!

 New GDPR Practitioner Certificate Launched Act Now Training Limited is pleased to announce the launch of its new GDPR Practitioner Certificate (GDPR.Cert). The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is going to be implemented in May 2018 despite the Brexit vote. … Continue reading

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Practitioner Certificate in FOISA: Another Successful Year

Act Now Training is pleased to report that it has completed another successful year of delivering the Practitioner Certificate in the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002. Now in its fourth year the course is the only certificated FOI course … Continue reading

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