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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...

Tips For Sexual Harassment Compliance Training In The #MeToo Era

In the last year or so, the #MeToo movement has shed light on just how common sexual harassment is in the workplace. From celebrities to day-to-day workers, thousands of people – women, in particular – have shared stories about how they have been harassed in the workplace. The statistics are staggering. Surveys show that up...

A Learning Guide to Recognising Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

It is very important for everyone to learn what constitutes sexual harassment in the workplace so that it can be recognized immediately. Everyone should have the right to work in an environment that is free of harassment, and in order for companies to achieve this goal, employees have to understand the basic rights of the workplace. There...

Integrity At The Heart of Your Brand

When you hear the word “integrity,” you probably think of values and ethics. Integrity is part of a culture. It is a moral compass. It is ingrained in a person’s entire being, not just exhibited in the way she or he acts around other people. Now think about the word “compliance.” Chances are, you’re having...

Case Study: An Effective Learning Programme for a European Bank

Interactive Services helped a European bank to make substantial improvements in customers’ satisfaction with the bank’s handling of their complaints.  IS devised a custom two-part training programme, consisting of a classroom course and an online gamification element which took the form of an interactive video game. Compliance Training can be fun! The classroom training focused...

Nine Challenges with Compliance Training in Biotechnology

It is perhaps inevitable that an industry closely involved with people’s wellbeing, indeed with their life and death, should be subject to particular scrutiny with regard to its legal and ethical standards.  The biotechnology industry, more than most, needs to be able to demonstrate its adherence to good practice.  Compliance must, therefore, be a major...

How Do Your Employees Behave When No One Is Looking?

In March and April of 2019, dozens of CEOs, entrepreneurs, medical and legal professionals, investors, college and university personnel, and Hollywood actors dominated the headlines for their participation in the college admissions scandal dubbed “Varsity Blues.” The high-profile professionals, who include Douglas Hodge, Lori Loughlin, Bill McGlashan, Elisabeth Kimmel, and Manuel Henriquez, are being accused...

Using Integrity and Compliance to Create a Culture of Ethics

Creating a culture of ethics is essential in the modern business world. The customer and stakeholder relationship depends on being perceived as having integrity and operating in an ethical manner. There is no hiding in today’s world, not when every infraction and mistake is broadcast by the instantaneous news cycle or on social media. In...

Ethics vs Compliance Training-  Compliance-Based Ethics Programs

In today’s business world, it is essential to have a strong ethics program in order to form and maintain a positive rapport with customers. Due to the instant and global nature of the media, customers are more aware of business practices than ever before. The two main types of ethics programs revolve around either integrity...

Workplace Ethics Training

Ethical Standards A company’s ethical standards are a major part of its identity, and one of the factors upon which customers will base buying decisions.  A company that does not give proper priority to its ethical stance on important matters will suffer in the marketplace, so selecting the best type of ethics and compliance training may be one of the most important decisions a company can make. Public Perception and Advertising Marketing and public relations will look to leverage ethical business practice as a major component in publicity and advertising.  Plastic-free packaging, minimal waste and humane farming are not