This course has now taken place.

Having an effective records management system in place is not only essential to the smooth running of an organisation, but also a statutory duty for many public authorities in Scotland.

Effective records and information processes can help Scottish public authorities successfully comply with GDPR, the Public Records (Scotland) Act and Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act.

This timely Effective Records and Information Management course provides an overview from the ICO on records management and legislation. Learn how to engender a records management culture throughout your organisation and gain tools and techniques to effectively manage your records.  Develop and take back a retention toolkit for your organisation.

Attend this essential Effective Records and Information Management training course to gain actionable strategies for transferring to, and managing digital records. Leave the day with the knowledge to excel in information management and take away practical guidance for the retention and deletion of records.

About the Chair: Paul Gibbons
Paul Gibbons is a leading expert in information rights and management with many years experience in the field. With a background in the pharmaceutical industry, Paul then became the first Parliamentary Records Manager, and later prepared the Mayor of London for the implementation of the Freedom of Information Act. His experience also covers working for a London Healthcare Trust and a college of the University of London.

Paul has subsequently worked as an information governance manager, managing compliance with the Data Protection Act and other legislation in the NHS and in higher education. Since 2010 he has been writing the respected FOI Man blog and now provides training and consultancy in information rights and management to the public sector and beyond.