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BTO appointed as Fife Council data protection training provider

06 July 2015

The Data Protection Defence Team from BTO solicitors (Paul Motion, Lindsay Urquhart, Laura Irvine) is providing data protection training to Fife Council following a competitive tender process. The tender specified a requirement to train Council staff handling sensitive personal data.

As the third largest authority in Scotland, Fife Council comprises 78 Elected Members and around 20,000 Council officers/employees working together to design, develop and deliver over 900 individual public services across Fife.

bto Data Protection Team
From left to right: Laura Irvine, Paul Motion, Lindsay Urquhart

Paul Motion who heads theBTO team said: “We are very grateful to have been given this opportunity to share our team’s experience. The Information Commissioner has made clear that adequacy of training is a factor he will consider in the event of a data breach, whether in the public or private sector”.

Contact: Paul Motion, Partner T. 0131 222 2939


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