Open Information Services from Assent

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By Donna Clements Staying up to date with changes to legislation and guidance is important for an organisation to manage its Governance, Risk and Compliance exposures effectively. Assent has long provided a monthly email to clients highlighting key developments that could affect them. From November 2017, we have established a daily digest, taking the feeds […]

Call for Evidence: Decreasing the Cost of Energy

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By Lauren Tobin Resulting from the publication of Professor Dieter Helm CBE’s review, people are being asked to submit their opinions on how the cost of energy can be cut. On 7th November the government launched a call for evidence on reducing the cost of energy, following a publication by Professor Dieter Helm CBE. Professor […]

The Charter for Trees, Woods and People and how YOU can get involved!

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By Donna Clements There is an ongoing battle to protect our woodland in the UK, however concerned organisations, individuals, school children, communities and more have spoken up. Today, our woodland areas face many dilemmas including: low planting rates, unreliable management, absence of legal protection and more. These problems have been spoken about individually by a […]

What will the Notification Fees be Under GDPR?

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By Robert Clements The ICO has published a blog post to ‘clarify how the fees that data controllers have to pay to the ICO are changing’; however the post provided no actual figures for the new fees. Currently organisations who process personal data ‘notify’ the ICO on an annual basis (unless in the rare circumstances […]

ISOQAR Event

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Join Assent & ISOQAR at the RICOH Arena. 9th October 2017 Workshop: ISO 27001, A Practical Guide to Implementation Assent Director, Robert Clements, presented “ISO 27001: A Practical Guide to Implementation”; how ISO 27001 can be implemented pragmatically to provide real benefits to SMEs including managing risks, legal compliance and better tender responses. Get the […]

The Goods Vehicles (Plating and Testing) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2017

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By Lauren Tobin A Summary on: Explanatory Memorandum to The Goods Vehicles (Plating and Testing) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2017, The Motor Vehicles (Test) (Amendment) Regulations 2017, The Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 and The Road Vehicles Lighting (Amendment) Regulations 2017. The Basics The Explanatory Memorandum talks about the exchange of EU Directive […]