Category Archives: Blog

Staying Motivated and Destressing During the Summer Holidays

Schools Advisory Service (SAS), have launched the first in a series of  “Active Education” podcasts exploring diet, exercise and fitness for those who work in education. In this first podcast, SAS personal trainer – Ed, and client – Josh (Head …

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What’s next for the ICO’s Accountability Framework?

Following the publication of the ICO’s beta phase Accountability Framework in September 2020, the ICO’s recent blog post considers what is next for the Framework.

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The ICO launches new teaching resources to aid pupil/student privacy awareness

  The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has launched new teaching resources on data protection. These focus on privacy online and how students can protect their own data. The resources include lesson plans and worksheets and cover primary and secondary schools.  They …

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ICO Updates Subject Access Request (Right of Access) Guidance

In October the ICO finally issued updated guidance on Subject Access Requests following a period of extensive consultation. We know how busy Schools People are right now so the DPO has trawled through the Right of Access to bring you …

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Your Email Inbox is Not a Filing Cabinet

E-mail systems are a vital communications tool in today’s business environment. They are a ubiquitous repository of our daily interactions with stakeholders and others – sending, receiving and storing information.

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GDPR: When is a month not a month?

The ICO has revised its guidance on the time scales for responding to subject access requests (SARs) and other data subject rights requests.

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