The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) can place a serious burden on the organisations that have to comply with it. It can also bring great benefits to those that use it wisely, in order to gain access to insightful and valuable public sector information.
IG Smart’s Freedom of Information Consultancy services are designed to help organisations that have to comply with the FOIA to;
to help individuals and organisations to use the FOIA responsibly to gain access to important and valuable public sector information.
Volumes and complexities of FOIA requests often increase year on year. What’s more the ICO takes enforcement action against organisations that fail to respond to 85% of FOIA requests within the statutory time limit (i.e. 20 working days).
We help public sector organisations to implement effective and efficient strategies for ensuring that:
We help businesses, media agencies, think-tanks, charities, researchers and individuals gain access to insightful and valuable public sector information, such as: