Corporate Compliance Training Blog

What’s the Difference Between Localization, Translation, and Globalization? 

The terms localization, translation and globalization are closely linked, but with variations that can be confusing.  A clear understanding of them is essential in the planning of a successful, and compliant, international communications strategy.  With regard to Compliance Training, it’s not sufficient simply to understand the different regulations which apply in various jurisdictions; awareness of...

How is Sexual Harassment being addressed in Europe

Whilst discrimination and sexual harassment in Europe has always been outlawed throughout the EU, the individual member states have their own laws and regulations. This makes for a complicated scenario for companies attempting to create compliance training programs that will work across the whole of Europe. The European Union definition of sexual harassment is based...

Planning Your Compliance Training Checklist – A quick to-do list

Planning a Compliance training checklist isn’t a matter of choice for most employers.  The rules are clear; compliance training is a legal requirement in many contexts, and the risks involved in having an untrained workforce are great. But treating compliance training as a necessary chore is a mistake.  It should be seen as an opportunity...

Sexual Harassment in New York State — How Training Promotes Change

The issue of sexual harassment is not a new one, but now more than ever, public consciousness has turned toward finding a solution. Today, we have a unique opportunity to spark real growth through effective learning tactics. Many states have their own sets of requirements for sexual harassment training, and following those requirements carefully not...

Sexual Harassment Compliance Training: Teaching Employees It’s Not a ‘Joke’ – It’s Harassment

On June 18, Connecticut’s governor signed a law ratcheting up the state’s mandated sexual harassment compliance training requirement. Surprisingly, only four other states – California, Delaware, Maine, and New York – had state requirements for such instruction. New York City has even more stringent requirements than those imposed through Albany. If such states as Illinois,...

5 Trends in Compliance Training Analytics 

Of all aspects of business performance, compliance can be one of the hardest to measure. If compliance were to be managed with complete success, the result would be a series of negatives, a clean sheet:  no incidents, no reports, no outcomes, no claims, no legal proceedings. Compliance training can be as hard to measure as...

A Learning Guide to Data Privacy in the Workplace  

While you may not think about it often, data privacy in the workplace can play a bigger role in your day to day life than you realize. Think about all of the junk mail that you receive or the telemarketing calls that make their way to your phone. All of those advertisers got your contact...

Action and Prevention-Sexual Harassment Training in California

In 2015, correctional officer Sophia Curry received a $1.6 million settlement from the State of California after an inmate at California State Prison in Folsom attacked her, despite Curry having previously reported the inmate for sexual harassment. Supervisors failed to handle the situation, asking her to patrol the unit without a partner when the attack...

Four challenges to think about when updating your compliance training program

A compliance training program is a vital part of any business, and there are several challenges to be considered before investing in compliance training – primarily how to engage your employees and create a culture of compliance within the organization.  You may be surprised to learn that an online compliance training program, using a variety of...

How Compliance Training helps to Mitigate Compliance Risk

If you work for a large multinational organization, then you will almost certainly have taken a selection of corporate compliance training courses over the course of your employment. Some courses (e.g., Sexual Harassment) may be required every year! Why, in that case, do we still hear that one of the key reasons for compliance breaches...