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Preserving an Ethical Culture and Creating Company Unity in Times of Uncertainty

The COVID-19 outbreak is putting many company cultures to the test. Not only is it radically changing how employees interact with each other and perform, it’s challenging the very workplace beliefs and behaviors that compliance and learning teams have painstakingly put into practice. With all this taking place, organizations may begin to question the sustainability...

Cybersecurity and COVID-19: Preventing Organizational Risks with an At-Home Workforce

Cyberattacks are the fastest growing crime segment in the United States and are expected to cost the world $6 trillion in losses in 2021. Cyberattacks aim to steal private information from businesses and individuals for illegal and nefarious purposes, and come in many forms such as phishing, hacking, and ransomware attempts. In the wake of...

5 Tips for Resilience in the Time of Coronavirus – a Focus on Compliance and Ethical Leadership

This post is brought to you by Debra Hennelly, Founder & President of Resiliti. Resiliti helps clients develop and sustain personal, team, organizational, brand, community and environmental Resilience. Debra leads a team of experts with decades of experience in ethical and compliance leadership; environment, health and safety; risk assessment and management; security; operations; social responsibility and...

The Power of Gamification

Getting employees excited about ethics and compliance training is a challenge every compliance team faces. However, there are some ways to make this type of training fun, memorable, and meaningful. If your business is ready to strengthen its programs to enhance employee training and get your people more engaged, it may be time to harness...

Cut the Line on Phishing Scams

Phishing, a scam that feels almost as old as the internet itself, is actually on the rise. In 2018, 26,379 people fell victim to phishing, collectively losing over $48 million, according to a report from the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center. That’s a significant increase from the $30 million that phishing victims lost in 2017....

How Compliance Training Can Keep Your Teams Happy

Let’s face it: Your employees groan at a new round of compliance training. Who could blame them? The typical corporate training is notoriously boring and, in the eyes of busy teams, less important than daily work. But this can change. Training doesn’t have to be something you force your staff to endure. When done right,...

CCPA: Are You Ready for California’s New Privacy Law?

  The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) marks a new chapter in the global privacy and compliance conversation. Considered by many to be the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of the US, CCPA was signed into law in September 2018 and officially went into effect on January 1, 2020. At its simplest, the Act aims...

Foresight is 2020: Looking Ahead to 2020’s Compliance Training Trends

  It’s a new year and a new decade full of potential for growth and opportunity. In the spirit of looking ahead, we’ve identified the top compliance training trends to look out for in 2020. Getting the jump on these now will help keep your compliance training relevant and effective and will demonstrate the value...

Resources for Sexual Harassment Prevention in Your Workplace

The #MeToo movement brought workplace sexual harassment prevention to the forefront of the international consciousness and sparked a conversation about workplace ethics and conduct. But it didn’t stop there. Today, many organizations around the world are continuing to shape and reshape their policies, gain a greater understanding of the threats and mistreatment their employees face...

The Independent Review of the Modern Slavery Act UK; the Government responds to calls in the Final Report for tougher government action.

Introduction In July 2018, the UK government commissioned Frank Field MP, Maria Miller MP and Baroness Butler-Sloss (the former president of the Family Division of the High Court) to undertake an independent review of the Modern Slavery Act 2015; their final report and recommendations were published in May 2019. The report makes clear that the Modern Slavery Act has...
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