Governance & Funding

New conditions and safeguards for processing sensitive data…

Many organisations process what is now referred to as special category data; and depending upon the nature of their work, others will process criminal conviction data. The sensitive nature of such data has always meant that its processing was subject to more protection.  But with new data protection laws now in place, have the GDPR… Continue reading New conditions and safeguards for processing sensitive data…

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Social Media, Training

Social media workshops: new dates

In partnership with local CVS organisations, Green Pepper has added two new dates for the popular workshop Promoting Your Organisation on Social Media. This workshop is aimed at those who use social media on behalf of their organisation, but have no marketing background. However, unlike previous workshops in this series, there will be a greater emphasis… Continue reading Social media workshops: new dates

Governance & Funding, News

GDPR Resources

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) story didn't end on 25 May. Far from it, ensuring compliance continues indefinitely. Indeed, the GDPR provides individuals with an extended and ongoing set of rights in relation to the collection and processing of their personal data; and places an increased and ongoing level of transparency and accountability on organisations.… Continue reading GDPR Resources

Civil Society, Politics

Time to take a side: civil society’s collective voice must be heard

Like it or not, Brexit is coming, but at what cost? If the government hardliners get their way, we face the prospect of the very hardest type of Brexit; yet there appears to be very few charity voices taking a stand against this extreme position. According to a report in Third Sector, the NCVO has… Continue reading Time to take a side: civil society’s collective voice must be heard