News | 17 July 2023

A year in the life of our schools DPO team

View our Schools DPO Service Update, which includes a short round-up of the big projects and successes from the last year, as well as an insight into what’s still to come.

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News | 2 February 2023

Data protection myth-busting guide for schools

Our education experts have put together guide to debunk 7 common data protection myths for schools.

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News | 26 May 2022

Data protection and multi academy trusts conversion

Earlier this year, the government published its white paper setting out the vision for converting all maintained schools into academies and multi academy trusts.

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News | 15 March 2022

A guide to data protection jargon

The world of data protection can involve a lot of technical terms, acronyms and jargon. It sometimes feels like a different language! Our data protection experts have put together a...

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News | 4 March 2022

Day in the life of: Senior Information Governance Officer in our schools team

Rosie has been with Veritau for six months, having moved from working as a Data Protection Officer (DPO) for a higher education charity.

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News | 27 October 2021

Common risk management pitfalls in academies – and 3 steps to combat them

When you think about the huge range of processes involved in successfully running a school, it’s no surprise that it could be a challenging risk environment.

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News | 20 September 2021

The children’s internet code – what does it mean for schools?

On 1 September 2021, the Information Commissioner's Office brought the children’s internet code into force. What does this mean for schools?

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News | 23 July 2020

Internal audit in academies: change in guidance

From September 2020, your school’s external auditor will no longer be able to undertake internal audit activities as well.

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News | 17 February 2020

Fraud in schools: does it happen?

When you think of fraud, a school environment doesn't usually come to mind. But no-one is immune from the risks. Unfortunately fraud in schools can and does occur...

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