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Freedom of Information
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Whether you work for or share information with a public authority, you need to understand the Freedom of Information Act.

Freedom of Information

Whether you work for or share information with a public authority, you need to understand the Freedom of Information Act.

GCHQ Certified
Included in…
Bob's CultureBob's Compliance
You’ll be able to…

Recognise your responsibility under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

React to noncompliance throughout your organisation.

Course overview

About the course

Lack of compliance with the Freedom of Information Act can have consequences for you as an individual and your organisation. As such, it’s essential that you understand your roles and responsibilities regarding Freedom of Information within your organisation.

Freedom of Information
Freedom of Information

This course will train your staff on issues relating to the Freedom of Information Act 2000, such as how to handle a request for information, and what information can and cannot be requested. It will also cover legal repercussions that could come as a result of breaching this act.

Freedom of Information
Freedom of Information

This course will train your staff on issues relating to the Freedom of Information Act 2000, such as how to handle a request for information, and what information can and cannot be requested. It will also cover legal repercussions that could come as a result of breaching this act.

What’s covered

  • The difference between Freedom of Information and Environmental Information Regulations requests.
  • What your responsibilities are when you receive such a request.
  • How to adequately reply to a request.
  • The exemptions of a Freedom of Information request.

Learning outcomes

By the time you complete Freedom of Information, you should be able to:

Identify

  • Your responsibilities when you receive an FOI request.
  • How to adequately respond to a request.
  • Your exemptions to requests.

React to

  • Freedom of Information requests appropriately and promptly.
Recognised excellence

Course accreditations

In association with National Cyber Security Center

The Freedom of Information course is accredited by the National Cyber Security Centre.

Our learning methodology

The Bob’s Business way

Bob’s Business courses are built on the twin principles of behavioural science and psychology to deliver truly exceptional results to organisations of all sizes, across the public and private sectors.

Simple, actionable advice
Simple, actionable advice

We choose to use clear language and simple, actionable advice in our courses to help lock in positive behaviours.

Simple, actionable advice
Simple, actionable advice

We choose to use clear language and simple, actionable advice in our courses to help lock in positive behaviours.

High-quality course design
High-quality course design

Our courses are built in house by our dedicated team and use animations, storytelling and a cast of unique characters for training people actually want to take.

Online learning
Online learning

Every Bob’s Business course is powered by online learning and hosted on an included LMS, which enables users to take our courses at any time, on any device.

Included reinforcement
Included reinforcement

Each course comes with a dedicated Reinforcement Pack, with up-to 18 included materials like screensavers, blog posts, email footers and more to drive home the key messages of each course and help make new behaviours permanent.

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