Posted: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 09:22
The collapse of Lehman brothers in 2008 highlighted the need for regulation around protecting client money and assets which have been a key priority for the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) ever since. Our new eLearning course, on client money and assets, covers the key principles and procedures which underpin the rules set out in Client Assets Sourcebook (CASS). Read More »
Posted: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 14:17
Cybercrime is a widespread phenomenon across the world. It can affect firms and organisations of any size, belonging to any industry or sector. Through carefully coordinated attacks, cybercriminals tend to target vulnerabilities in technology or cause poorly trained staff to make mistakes – both approaches are designed to put businesses at risk. Read More »
Posted: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 09:23
We're very excited about our upcoming project: we're working together with Loughborough College to produce a collection of Food Safety online courses. Read More »
Posted: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 10:24
Workplace stress is more common and more severe than ever, affecting hundreds of thousands of workers in the UK every year.
Would you recognise it if you saw it in your own workplace? Read More »
Posted: Thu, 31 Oct 2019 10:00
More powerful. More personal. More potential.
The new Astute has launched. Read More »
Posted: Tue, 22 Oct 2019 09:58
Hundreds of thousands of UK workers suffer from workplace violence every year. Many more suffer the trauma of witnessing it.
None of these incidents are acceptable. What can employers do to protect their staff? Read More »
Posted: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 09:58
Posted: Mon, 07 Oct 2019 15:28
Everyone deserves to feel safe and healthy in their working environment. Office design can have an impact on everything from accident rates to stress levels.
Few of us have the opportunity to design an office from scratch but every workplace can make changes to become safer for everyone working there. Read More »
Posted: Tue, 01 Oct 2019 12:47
The aim of the SM&CR, which has replaced the Approved Persons Regime, is changing how staff working in financial services are regulated and promoting a proactive culture of responsibility and accountability within firms. Read More »
Posted: Mon, 30 Sep 2019 15:17
eLearning is a fast-moving industry.
LXPs are a huge development. How do they work, and what are the benefits of using them? Read More »
Posted: Fri, 27 Sep 2019 11:24
Modern Slavery affects more than 40 million people worldwide, with more than half of victims working in forced labour - against their will and under threat or intimidation. We look at the role businesses play in tackling modern slavery, maintaining ethical standards and identifying the vulnerable areas when it comes to choosing and working with external suppliers. Read More »
Posted: Tue, 24 Sep 2019 10:14
When we think of bomb threats in the workplace, we might be reminded of scenes from action films.
Unfortunately, bomb threats are very real – and pose a genuine danger to everyone in any workplace and its surroundings. Read More »
Posted: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 09:28
Does "health and safety" mean you can't use ladders anymore?
Despite being based on misinformation – or nothing at all! – health and safety myths are very persistent. We explore some of the more amusing ones, and what the truth behind the story is. Read More »