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Legal learning session: Data protection

10/02/2011 @ 17:30 - 19:45

Legal learning sessions are run in partnership with LawWorks.  We will run three sessions between October 2010 and March 2011, which will cover the key legal aspects of redundancy, data protection, and sessional workers.  They are aimed at management committee members, staff, and volunteers who may have a need for detailed knowledge of these areas.  All legal learning sessions are run by qualified solicitors who will present on the topic, introduce case studies that participants will work through, and incorporate a question and answer slot so that participants have the opportunity to find out what they want to know about the laws governing these areas.

This course will be given by a qualified solicitor and is designed to give you basic information about the law on redundancy. Key issues of law will be outlined, including what is meant by redundancy, how to select employees for redundancy, what employers should do to consult employees, and potential legal claims that can arise if the.

Who is it for?
This is an introductory course for management committee members, staff or volunteers who want learn about their responsibilities under the Data Protection Act.

What is it about?
The course will be given by a qualified lawyer and will deal with the core principles of the Data Protection Act. It will include gaining consent and opting in, using data for more than one purpose, and dealing with sensitive data. It will also tell you about transferring data abroad and registering with the Information Commissioner. It will end with a question and answer session.

What will I get out of it?

  • Knowledge of data protection legislation, how it affects your organisation, and how to register with the Information Commissioner
  • Awareness of the potential legal pitfalls
  • An opportunity to ask a lawyer about your particular concerns

Free for all voluntary and community organisations in Islington. For other organisations please see our pricing structure.

Interested in this course?
Let us know by completing this form and we’ll get back to you to discuss your training needs.

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17:30 - 19:45


Voluntary Action Islington
200a Pentonville Road
London, N1 9JP United Kingdom