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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Recordkeeping, Compliance and the Law

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ISBN13: 9781856048262
Published: June 2015
Publisher: Facet Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £49.95

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The essential guide to UK information legislation and compliance for practitioners and students of recordkeeping. Taking a concept-requirement-implication approach this effortlessly navigates the reader through the practicalities of working in an information compliance culture and the impact this has on recordkeeping systems. It includes relevant case studies which highlight the key principles and issues. The authors are both practitioners who have designed processes, procedures and systems for information compliance for several organisations. They have also taught this subject at Masters level, allowing them to synthesise a deep understanding of theory and practice. This unique perspective allows them to pinpoint the critical issues, challenges and solutions without confusing the narrative with technical jargon and legislative detail.

Key topics covered include:

  • The development and interrelationship between information legislation
  • Data Protection and personal information
  • Freedom of Information in the UK
  • Associated legal frameworks. Readership: Recordkeeping practitioners, records managers and students.

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SECTION 1: The foundations of a compliance culture:
Chapter 1: Cultural analysis and alignment
Chapter 2: People, commissioners and compliance
Chapter 3: Training and awareness raising
Chapter 4: Risk and reputation
Chapter 5: Compliance Infrastructure

SECTION 2: Information Compliance Requests
Chapter 6: Modelling a request for information
Chapter 7: The life cycle of a Freedom of Information (or Environmental Information) request
Chapter 8: The life cycle of a Subject Access Request under the Data Protection Act

SECTION 3: Organisational obligations
Chapter 9: Pro-active publication
Chapter 10: Collecting and using personal data
Chapter 11: Data, Personal Data, Sensitive Personal Data and the Data Protection Principles (and what all that means)
Chapter 12: Recordkeeping and compliance