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Compliance Training Blog

Best practice, expert opinions, industry insights, news and key trends in regulatory compliance training, digital learning, EdTech and RegTech.

Why the UK Government Needs a Head of Compliance

Could having a Head of Compliance improve the functioning of the organisation at the heart of  UK democracy and improve its standing with the public? ...

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What to Look for in a Compliance Training LMS

A Learning Management System (LMS) is a vital tool for organisations to ensure their workforce is fully compliant. But which features are essential an...

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7 Ways to Protect Health Data under GDPR

The safety of health data is back in the spotlight, as public confidence has slumped following high profiles breaches in the UK and even rookie errors...

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How to be More Professional at Work

Make sure that your colleagues and managers take you seriously with the help of our simple tips on how to behave more professionally both when remote-...

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Bespoke E-learning Best Practices

Creating bespoke e-learning content takes time, thought and resources. Simple mistakes in the planning stages can cost you dearly. You just need to fo...

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What Factors Influence GDPR Financial Penalties?

Penalties for breaching the GDPR can reach up to €20 million or 4% of annual global turnover, whichever is highest. A number of factors affect the siz...

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SMCR for Insurance Firms Key Questions Answered

Now that the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SM&CR) has been extended, how does it affect insurance firms? We have the answers to 17 frequen...

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Can Maslow Explain our Reaction to Working from Home?

By combining Maslow's hierarchy with our YouGov survey results, we help to explain why specific demographics are responding differently to being new t...

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10 Ways to Prevent Insider Trading

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has voiced concerns about insider trading given the rise in traders working from home. We have a few tips to hel...

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Compliance Essentials News - September 2020

This month's key compliance news includes an SJP refund, Herbalife bribery, G4S fraud, the FinCEN leaks, Blackrock climate change, Citigroup risk, col...

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Modern Slavery Training Resources

Since The Modern Slavery Act came into force in the UK in 2015, there has been an abundance of modern slavery content appearing online. We've collated...

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10 Highest UK Health & Safety Fines of 2020

Fines for health and safety breaches in the UK were less substantial in 2020 than 2019. We've examined the failings that prompted these penalties and ...

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eLearning Industry Ranks Skillcast a Top 20 LMS

Skillcast is proud to have been ranked in the Top 20 by eLearning Industry for our Learning Management System and Customer Experience again in 2020!

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What is ISO 14001 & Why is it Important?

At Skillcast we are committed to reducing the impact of our business on the environment. This is why we value our ISO 14001 certification, which we ha...

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SMCR for Solo-Regulated Firms Key Questions Answered

The extension of the SM&CR to FCA solo-regulated firms impacted over 50,000 financial firms.

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8 Steps to Authentic Leadership

Authenticity requires leaders to be true to themselves, regardless of what situation they encounter. However, that's not as easy as it sounds, so here...

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Top 5 Questions About the Modern Slavery Act

So, what is the Modern Slavery Act and how does it affect your business? We have the answers to five key questions everyone is asking about modern sla...

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How Corporate Learning is Adapting to the New Normal

We interviewed training specialists at key organisations to understand how the pandemic has affected corporate learning and how they were adapting to ...

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10 Tips for Marketing GDPR Compliance

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has warned firms that they must respect individuals' rights to prevent their data being used for marketing...

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Transparency International Anti-Bribery Training

Transparency International (UK) have partnered with Skillcast to relaunch the gold standard of anti-bribery training - 'Doing Business Without Bribery...

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