Act Now Training Ltd

Act Now Training Ltd

Description

• Act Now Training is the UK’s leading provider of seminars and workshops on all aspects of Data Protection, Freedom of Information, Surveillance Law and Records Management (External and In-House).

• Our speakers are well known information and surveillance law experts with many years of public sector experience.

• Act Now is one of the UK’s leading providers of ISEB courses leading to the Certificate in Data Protection and Freedom of Information. We have an overall pass rate of 80%.

• We are the leading providers of in house (customised) training on all aspects of information and surveillance law. Our clients include most local authorities in the UK as well as many government departments, NHS bodies and public sector agencies.

• We are accredited with the Home Office to provide training in accessing communications data under RIPA with a view to delegates being able to attain the Single Point of Contact (SPoC) Qualification. Over the past few years we have trained over 150 SPoCs as well as over other officers to access communications data.

• Our workshops are accredited by the SRA and ILEX

• We run regular, free and interactive webcasts on the latest developments in information and surveillance law. These can be viewed live or at a later date from our website.

• We also run podcasts on FOI. This is the only FOI podcast of it's kind in the UK and has been mentioned in The Times newspaper and numerous other blogs. In each episode Ibrahim discusses the latest decisions from the Information Commissioner and the Tribunal.

Top courses

  • Course
  • London
    and 3 other venues
  • Beginner
  • 5h

...Opt in/out forms Subject Access Explained What is disclosable and when? How far do you have to go? (Ezsias case) Exceptions Information Security Your legal... Learn about: IT Law, Business Law, Company Law... More


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  • Course
  • London
  • 6 Days

...existing knowledge recognised through a formal qualification. This course is ideal for those who need to learn about FOI quickly or who want their existing... More


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  • Course
  • London
    and 2 other venues
  • 5h

...Raising awareness Complaints handling Link with other legislation The Data Protection Act The Human Rights Act The Environmental Information Regulations... Learn about: Company Law, IT Law, Business Law... More


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  • Course
  • London
  • 40h

...(payable to ISEB) and course materials. Lunch and refreshments are included. Delegates will receive copies of all relevant legislation, slides and documentation... Learn about: Data Protection, Information Systems management, Information Systems... More


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  • Course
  • London
    and another venue.
  • 5h

...This workshop will examine the Code of Practice, the new Home Office forms/guidance and the outcome of the RIPA Review conducted by Lord McDonald... More


£ 265
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  • Course
  • London
    and 2 other venues
  • 5h

...Article 8 ECHR Latest caselaw Wider Legal Considerations Law of confidentiality and Breach of Confidence Sharing in the Public Interest Vires and legal... More


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  • Course
  • London
    and 2 other venues
  • 5h

...and tenders Requests from What Do They Know.com Vexatious requests Internal e mails Statistics Job evaluation information Campaign and cumulative requests... Learn about: Private Law, Environmental Law, Public Law... More


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  • Course
  • London
    and 4 other venues
  • 5h

...This is likely to require local authorities to seek approval from a Magistrate before doing covert surveillance. Our speakers will be discussing these developments in detail... More


£ 265
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  • Course
  • Edinburgh (Scotland)
  • 5h

..."private information"? What is a "specific investigation or operation"? Is CCTV covered? Intrusive Surveillance What is "intrusive"? Who can do it and who can't?... More


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Teachers and trainers (8)

Allan Graham
Allan Graham
FOI expert (former Information Compliance Officer SPA)

Andrea Simmons
Andrea Simmons
Information assurance specialist

Emily Goodhand
Emily Goodhand
Copyright & Compliance Officer at University of Reading

Ibrahim  Hasan
Ibrahim Hasan
Director of Act Now Training Ltd

Paul Simpkins
Paul Simpkins
Director of Act Now Training Ltd

Paul Gibbons
Paul Gibbons
Trainer

Phil  Bradshaw
Phil Bradshaw
Information manager at Cardiff City Council

Tim Turner
Tim Turner
Information Governance Manager in the NHS

History

Act Now Training won a tender to provide in house data protection training to the House of Commons. This is another addition to Act Now’s list of high profile clients which now includes:
Scottish Parliament, English Partnerships, General Medical Council, NHS Innovations, London Councils, Olympic Delivery Authority, Healthcare Commission, Our speaker is also a member of the European Information Managers Group (EURIM)

Advantages of studying here

• Our speakers are well known information and surveillance law experts with many years of public sector experience.

• The Act Now brand is synonymous with top quality training by experts at an affordable price. Don’t just take our word for it though; You can read what our delegates have said on our website.

Areas of specialisation

Data Protection, Freedom of Information, Environmental Information Regulations, Surveillance Law, Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act, Records Management