The Freedom of Information Officer’s Handbook by Paul Gibbons was published by Facet Publishing in January 2019. Readers of this blog can order copies direct from the publisher with a 30% discount (so it will only cost you £45.45) by emailing info(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)facetpublishing.co.uk and quoting the code FOIBLOG30 (do not supply payment card or bank account details by email). The publisher’s distributor will then contact you to arrange payment and discuss despatch instructions.
Understanding Modern Government courses - Paul Gibbons (FOIMan) will be delivering/chairing the following training courses for Understanding Modern Government in the coming months. Further details and booking information can be found on the Understanding Modern Government website.
A cost-effective way to train your employees in information rights, delivered by a recognised expert. Paul Gibbons provides in-house training courses in:
Paul can provide other support in these areas including review of policies and procedures, and conducting records surveys and data protection audits. Find out more about FOIMan training and other services.
Paul Gibbons has two decades of information management experience in the UK Parliament, Greater London Authority, Pfizer, the NHS, local government and higher education. Best known for his FOIMan blog, he also writes for the Freedom of Information Journal and has featured in the Daily Telegraph, Times Higher Education and on BBC Radio.
Important note: Paul is not a lawyer, so nothing said here, on Twitter, or in correspondence, should be taken as legal advice.