Article Tag: Freedom of Information Act

ICO push for Freedom of Information requests to be handled in a timely manner

August was a strong month for reminders from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). Not only were local authorities reminded of the principles of the Freedom of Information Act (see our article), the ICO has now issued a further reminder to finance companies that information and access requests must be handled in a timely manner. This… Read more »

The OLM Group, fee negotiations and the Freedom of Information Act

As the Government strives to reduce its budgetary deficit – many local authorities are seeking to unilaterally change the level of fees paid to health and social care providers. In many cases, this breach of contract is creating a challenging time for providers as costs increase and income decreases. But what can be done? Many… Read more »