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

    Vivek Dodd

    Vivek Dodd
    Vivek Dodd MS, CFA is a Director of Skillcast. He has helped hundreds of companies to meet their mandatory compliance training requirement using e-learning courses and tools. His special interest is instructional design and the use of asynchronous learner interactions to effect behavioural change. He is a speaker on compliance training conferences, writes articles on compliance training and e-learning in various journals.
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    Recent Posts

    Transparency International & Skillcast Relaunch Anti-Bribery Training

    Transparency International (UK) have partnered with Skillcast to develop free anti-bribery training resources, including a refreshed version of the ac...

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    Top 5 Compliance Challenges in 2019 and Beyond

    In an increasingly regulated world, organisations are facing greater scrutiny than ever. And the focus on compliance is expected to increase.

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    How 70-20-10 Can Help to Create a Learning Culture

    The Center for Creative Leadership developed the 70-20-10 concept over 40 years ago. But how well does it actually describe how people learn?

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    Four Principles of Accessibility in E-learning

    The current Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0) stipulate that e-learning content must be Perceivable, Operable, Understandable and Robust...

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    The Risk Perception and Employee Misconduct Gap

    A recent Skillcast survey has highlighted the significant gap between the incidence of misconduct observed by employees at UK firms, and the risk perc...

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    UK Corporate Compliance Survey

    Why did Skillcast conduct a survey? Skillcast is the leading provider of corporate compliance e-learning and tools to companies in the UK, ranging fro...

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    Success Stories: Royal Mail Serious Games

    Royal Mail, the pre-eminent delivery company in the UK were looking to further embed compliance within their business. Skillcast Serious Games was the...

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    Assess compliance training effectiveness with Kirkpatrick's model

    Training is an essential part of your organisation’s compliance programme. But how effective are your training courses? Have you been tracking the imp...

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    Strategies for improving the quality of compliance assessments

    Assessments are critical components of corporate compliance programmes. They are used to evidence employee awareness and competence to internal stakeh...

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    The world's biggest accounting fraud scandals

    Accounting fraud is by no means a new phenomenon, but it is is under intense scrutiny from governing bodies and the UK government. The UK law allows f...

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    9 ways to reduce the risk of bribery and corruption

    Corruption affects all countries, rich and poor. It causes instability, inequality, and poverty, eroding national wealth. Despite the UK Bribery Act c...

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    8 examples of microlearning assets to support compliance training

    Microlearning delivers training content to employees in bite-sized chunks - usually for between 3-5 minutes. That's the attention span of viewers on p...

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    FCA Compliance News - April 2019

    Here are the top news stories from financial services compliance over the past month, selected to highlight FCA action, the people dimension of compli...

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    How to use storytelling in compliance training for maximum impact

    Stories help us to connect with people and the world around us. They have the power to  engage us in a way simple narratives just can't. And we rememb...

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    5 ways to fire up a culture of compliance

    Any company's biggest risk to attaining and maintaining full compliance with laws and regulations is the conduct of its people - we call this the peop...

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    6 traits of effective compliance officers

    Protecting the ethical integrity of a company is the heart of the compliance officer’s role. And as regulators continue to clamp down on misconduct wi...

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    Infographic: Lack of transparency about political engagements

    Nearly three quarters of companies are failing to disclose how they engage with politicians, according to a new report by Transparency International U...

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    6 ways to encourage lateral thinking in e-learning

    Psychologist Edward de Bono introduced the concept of lateral thinking back in 1973. His main argument was that one could achieve “rightness” through ...

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    FCA Compliance News - March 2019

    Here's a selection of news stories from financial services compliance over the last month. These illustrate important messages coming from the FCA but...

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    6 ways to reinvigorate your health and safety training content

    In a recent blog post, we explored the rising cost of health and safety failings for businesses in the UK. Since the new Sentencing Guidelines came in...

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