14 Top Tips for FOI Compliance

14 Top Tips for FOI Compliance

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOI) provides the legal framework for publishing information held by publicly-owned bodies, such as central government, local councils and authorities. Everyone has the right to request information held by public sector organisations under the Act. With many public services now outsourced to the private sector, it is important that commercial organisations […]

PSI: Commercial Opportunities In The Public Sector

PSI – public sector information – is the single largest source of information in Europe, and includes digital maps, meteorological, legal, traffic, financial, economic and other data. No wonder it’s valuable to governments looking to balance the books post recession. E RADAR investigates this most interesting product which is turning public sector bodies into commercial […]

The INSPIRE Regulations 2009

The INSPIRE Regulations 2009

Reference: UK/2009/SI/3157 The INSPIRE Regulations 2009 require public authorities that hold spatial data to make that information available. Spatial data is any data with a direct or indirect reference to a specific location or geographical area. Spatial data is often referred to as geospatial data or geographic information. The Regulations apply to all public authorities that are […]