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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...

American Retail 

There are very few organizations capable of handling a project as challenging as the one Interactive Services took on when it was tasked with setting up an online training program on “Conducting Investigations” for one of the biggest retail organizations in the world.  Not only were there nearly sixteen thousand managers to be trained in...

Top Tips for Prioritizing Sexual Harassment Prevention

All organizations must understand the laws around sexual harassment prevention, and prioritize training to minimize issues and ensure that everyone is aware of the protocol in place for handling incidents that do occur. That being said, sexual harassment prevention is an integral part of compliance training, as it is key for creating a safe work environment...

Compliance Training. The Essentials In Fostering Employee Participation

In this post, we discuss how to organise compliance e-learning and foster employee participation in employee compliance training. If you are responsible for training in the workplace, read on for tips and timesaving suggestions. Understand the why In many work environments, employee compliance training is an annual requirement. In all businesses, it is important. Wide...

GDPR: A Look At Fines (And Near Misses) Since The New EU Regulations Took Effect

GDPR has now been in effect for over a year, and since then, regulators enforcing its regulations for data portability, security, and privacy have begun flexing their muscles – and handing out whopper fines left and right. Regulators in the US, the UK, and further afield in the EU are all taking GDPR seriously, and...

GDPR: A Year Later, Are You Taking It Seriously?

  It’s now been over a year since May 25, 2018 – or “GDPR Day,” as it was known when GDPR finally took effect, about two years after it was passed into law in 2016. Regulators have been slowly easing into using these new data regulations, and some massive fines have already been handed out...

Rudd v Bridle – Subject Access Requests

SARs, Subject Access Requests, are a complicated part of the various data protection regulations that are now prevalent in almost every country. The High Court ruling that was handed down by The Honourable Mr Justice Warby in the High Courts of Justice in London in April 2019 could come as a shock to those who...

Compliance Training in Retail

In 2016, the British sandwich retailer Pret a Manger suffered huge damage to its reputation, as well as compensation claims, when a teenager died after eating a baguette containing sesame, to which she was allergic.  In keeping with EU regulations, Pret a Manger chose to deliver allergy information orally, and with stickers within fridges telling customers...
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