Data Protection – Everything You Need to Know Part 2

Data Protection – Everything You Need to Know But Were Afraid to Ask - Part 2 'It used to be expensive to make things public and cheap to make them private. Now it’s expensive to make things private and cheap to make them public.'- Prof Clay Shirky, NYU. In Part 1, I outlined how the [...]

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Data Protection – What You Need to Know

Data Protection – Everything You Need to Know But Were Afraid to Ask “We thought digital was the new oil, but discovered it is also the new asbestos”- Christopher Graham, former Information Commissioner, 2016. The protection of personal data has become a critical risk area for business, not for profits and charities. The regulator, the [...]

Could a Company or Charity Secretary Provide Peace of Mind?

Retaining a professional company secretary or charity secretary can bring peace of mind With an increased focus on effective governance arrangements in companies, not for profits, academy trusts, clubs and social enterprises, and an ever-expanding burden of red tape and compliance duties, Mark Johnson argues that a professional company secretary or charity secretary can add [...]

Do you understand your responsibility for safeguarding children?

Do you understand your responsibility for safeguarding children? Recent disturbing revelations about the horrific abuse suffered by young players in football, as well as the continuing wide-ranging inquiry into historical sex abuse have thrown the spotlight firmly on the role and responsibility of trustees, directors and managers of sports clubs, charities, social enterprises and businesses, [...]