Category Archives: BCS

Act Now Launches Online FOI Practitioner Certificate

Act Now is pleased to announce the launch of its new online FOI Practitioner Certificate. This new course has been designed to mirror our classroom based course that was running successfully throughout the country before the Coronavirus lockdown. Delegates will benefit from the same fantastic features in a live online learning environment. Class sizes … Continue reading

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Act Now Launches Revised Foundation Certificate in Information Governance

Act Now Training is proud to announce the launch of its revised Foundation Certificate in Information Governance. This qualification is designed for information management professionals who need a foundation in the basics of information rights law and information governance. It is a fully online and interactive course designed by … Continue reading

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Act Now’s FOI Practitioner Certificate: The Story So Far

At the end of 2018 Act Now announced the launch of its new FOI Practitioner Certificate. In keeping with the company’s ethos of delivering on the ground practical training, the new course is designed to meet the needs of practitioners … Continue reading

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Act Now Launches New FOI Practitioner Certificate

  Act Now is pleased to announce the launch of its brand new FOI Practitioner Certificate. This course is one of the first of its kind, in a way that only Act Now delivers – practical, on the ground skills … 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 in London in August 2017. All 10 delegates passed with 6 achieving … Continue reading

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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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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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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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New IRMS Certificate in Information Governance

  Today, the Information and Records Management Society (IRMS) and Act Now Training launched the IRMS Foundation Certificate in Information Governance. This represents the first fully online certificated course covering data protection, freedom of information and records management. In difficult … Continue reading

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The @BCS FOI Certificate: A Career Boost

“The course gives you a greater understanding of FOI and EIR, as well as giving you greater confidence in their application. I feel that I can now advise on FOI and EIR with more authority.” GJ, TFL “Excellent course materials … Continue reading

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