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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.

Martin Schofield

Martin Schofield
Martin has over two decades of experience at the front-line in compliance, financial crime prevention and data protection, along with a further decade of experience consulting, in-person training and interacting with professionals at hundreds of firms. He is a keen promoter of joined-up thinking in compliance training and management and of creating a culture that gets employees at all levels engaging with the compliance department.
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Recent Posts

6 Major Compliance Issues for UK Companies

We discuss the major compliance issues facing UK companies, from Brexit, vulnerable customers, the SM&CR, whistle-blowing and data security to email p...

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GDPR & Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults

The effective management of vulnerable customers is an absolute must, not only as a regulatory expectation, but also from a good business practice and...

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GDPR Age of Consent Isn't Child’s Play

GDPR brought with it new rules to better protect personal data. Not only to protect adults privacy, but also to guard children against exploitation. S...

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Compliance Red Flags You Need to Spot

Compliance failures can manifest through unintentional or deliberate acts - with the latter being far more alarming. We highlight the red flags to hel...

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SM&CR – The People Dimension

SM&CR is a real opportunity to establish healthy cultures, effective governance, and greater personal responsibility. Those firms that do will build a ...

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General Data Protection Regulation – Just an EU Thing – Right?

Unlike the 1995 Directive, the GDPR is not a Directive, guidance or best practice. It did not need adaptation and transposition into member state law,...

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Personal Data - Explaining GDPR Article 4

With GDPR, comes a widening in scope of what constitutes personal data. Historically, we have taken it to mean any data from which a living individual...

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Data Retention Legislation & GDPR Fines

Data protection has long been a poor relation in the world of compliance, a particular issue when it so often conflicts with money laundering regulati...

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GDPR Data Subject Access Request Fees

Under GDPR, fees can only be charged for data access if the subject's request is repetitive, excessive or unfounded. But the burden of proof rests wit...

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