compliance

RESPECT is good for business

Stuff Compliance! Let’s show RESPECT

‘Compliance’ is not a pleasant word It has been a long time irritation that my profession of choice has very few usable synonyms.  Compliance is not a pleasant word, really.  It can be seen as conformity, acquiescence, docility, obedience, resignation and submissiveness.  None of these adequately represent what compliance means in modern business. In general, compliance means abiding by a rule, …

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10 tips for running your business without injury

Is your business avoiding injury or just recovering from the last one?

Someone once said to me, regarding their injury whilst training for a marathon: You’re either recovering from the last injury or trying to avoid the next one Quite a perspective on the ‘benefits’ of becoming fit enough to run over 26 miles.  However, the reason for many of the injuries suffered is that avoiding them …

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The 5 Greatest Enemies of Policy

A cornerstone of good compliance is having credible policies in place.  Policies in which everyone in your organisation believes and understands. The reality, however, is that most policies are not fit for purpose. Many do not meet the needs of employees, the organisation or regulators.  So, what are the enemies of policy? Having seen huge …

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Compliance should be an Olympic Event

With the Winter Olympics in full swing I’ve been watching people doing ridiculous feats and speeds on ice and snow; it can all appear to be very risky.  There have been a number of injuries but nothing serious, but the worst accidents tend to be during practice for the competitions.  For example, Shaun White, the winner of the Men’s Halfpipe, fell in New Zealand …

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