Life after GDPR deadline……

Just like the millennium hype the introduction of GDPR has come and gone without a hitch. Pre the GDPR deadline our inboxes were bombarded by privacy policies and opt in options for everything from ...

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How does The National Counselling Society help me when a client complains?

We know you care about what you do and how you do it. We know this because you have chosen to be part of a community who feel the same way. Being on this register we share the same passion and are pro...

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Communication Preferences

As part of the work that all organisations are doing to ensure GDPR compliance in May 2018, the Society asked all of our Members to update their Communication Preferences with us. We asked that every...

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What is an Accredited Register?

An Accredited Register is the result of the programme set up by the Department of Health and administered by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA) who are an independent body, accountable to Parl...

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Be Safe Out There!

There is an estimated 6.8 million people working alone in the UK. Internationally, this figure is much higher and is expected to rise as the continued change in working habits forces more remote worki...

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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Data Protection Bill

You may already be aware of the upcoming introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Data Protection Bill, due to come into force on the 25th of May 2018. The GDPR and Data Prot...

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Some things in life are Free!

We, the National Counselling Society (NCS), believe that membership of a professional association is essential as it not only gives confirmation of professional standing to individual practitioners bu...

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Keeping Records

One of the things our team at the Society run into time and time again when assessing audits of practice and applications for membership is a lack of record keeping, or confusingly and poorly kept rec...

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It's a Snow Day - Who Bears the Costs?

When it comes to finances, how do we balance our Business Need with Compassion? Whether it is a sudden snow day travel issue, a client who is left upset or disappointed following their therapy experi...

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