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Legal & Compliance

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A suite of compliance related training modules to ensure your business meets the ever changing compliance requirements needed for client and security audits.

We all know how important it is to ensure your business is compliant. The legal & compliance courses on DWF Advantage give you and your people access to all of the latest content to ensure compliance in the regulated areas from information security to equality & diversity but also covers topics that are becoming increasingly required for supply chain, client and ISO audits. This means you can be sure that not only is your business compliant but your people also have ongoing access to new and updated compliance content with no additional cost.

Have a look at the courses available below, they are all short engaging online learning modules that can be accessed from any device, at any time from any location.

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Key compliance courses

A guide to reasonable adjustments

Duration: 30 minutes

 
A guide to reasonable adjustments

Did you know that failing to make reasonable adjustments for disabled people could mean that you are acting unlawfully? This could result in a court case, a fine and negative publicity for your business.

This short e-learning guide will explain when and why adjustments are sometimes necessary (and why they’re sometimes not). It will help you to provide the best possible service to customers with disabilities, and at the same time ensure that your business is fully compliant with the latest legislation.

Modern slavery and human trafficking

Duration: 30 minutes

 
Modern slavery and human trafficking

The module is designed to raise your awareness of modern slavery and human trafficking and to help you recognise your role in identifying and reporting concerns.

We outline the different forms of modern slavery and what the law says in relation to each. We also cover how to raise concerns and offer advice and guidance for dealing with both adult and child victims.

Equality in the workplace

Duration: 30 minutes

 
Equality in the workplace

GDPR

Duration: 120 minutes

 
GDPR

The EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the result of four years of work by the EU to bring data protection legislation into line with new, previously unforeseen ways that data is now used.

This course is made up of 5 modules that will help you understand what GDPR is and how it could impact you.

Health and safety suite

Duration: 120 minutes

 
Health and safety suite

This module will outline the legal obligations for health and safety for an organisation and where specific focus in the policies and best practice are required to create a safety culture. It allows for users to ask the right questions to get the right process for your organisation.

Information security

Duration: 120 minutes

 
Information security

Information resources are vital to every modern business organisation. Their confidentiality, integrity and availability are essential in maintaining service levels, ensuring legal compliance and safeguarding the public image and public perception of the company. Every company must take security very seriously, and that relies on all staff playing their part.

This module offers guidance on a variety of topics related to IT security. We’ll investigate the different types of information, the relevant legislation, why passwords are important and best practice when using the internet and email. We’ll also explore where to store electronic information and the issue of viruses and other malicious software and mobile computing.

We offer over 20 different modules on key legal and compliance areas. Browse our compliance catalogue

A guide to reasonable adjustments

Duration: 30 minutes

Did you know that failing to make reasonable adjustments for disabled people could mean that you are acting unlawfully? This could result in a court case, a fine and negative publicity for your business.

This short e-learning guide will explain when and why adjustments are sometimes necessary (and why they’re sometimes not). It will help you to provide the best possible service to customers with disabilities, and at the same time ensure that your business is fully compliant with the latest legislation.

Control of substances hazardous to health - COSHH

Duration: 20 minutes

Exposure to hazardous substances at work is a serious health risk for many workers, and the COSHH Regulations were introduced in 2002 to ensure that all businesses are aware of their responsibilities in protecting their employees from risk. COSHH applies to almost all substances in the workplace which are known to be toxic, harmful or irritant.

Our Foundation Skills module will help you to understand the legal regulations and identify workers who may be at risk, as well as providing useful tips and advice for reducing the risk of accidents. Also included is a five-step process that demonstrates how to ensure your business remains COSHH-compliant.

Cyber Crime
Duration: 20 minutes

Cyber crime is an offence which is committed, in full or in part, via a computer, network or other computer-enabled device.

This module is the first of two modules on online crime, security and protection. It will look at cyber crime throughout the UK, the types of crimes and how they occur.

Cyber Security

Duration: 20 minutes

Cyber Security is the second of two modules about online crime, security and protection.

It will look at how you can protect yourself from online threat and will examine password security, safe clicking and firewalls. We’ll look at what action to take if you are a victim of cyber crime and the support that is available for those affected.

Data Protection Awareness

Duration: 30 minutes

All organisations hold and process personal data on their staff, clients and/or suppliers, and the 1998 Data Protection Act seeks to regulate how this information is handled. A data breach can result in the public losing trust in your organisation, while the Information Commissioner’s Office can impose a maximum fine of £2 million (or 2% of a company’s global annual turnover) for serious violations.

This module outlines the requirements of the Data Protection Act and explains what you and your business need to do to comply with the legislation. The subject is brought to life with interactive case studies and a look at the eight principles of data protection.

Dignity at Work

Duration: 30 minutes

Bullying and harassment in the workplace can, in addition to creating an unhappy and unproductive environment, carry legal implications for employers. Our Dignity at Work module will demonstrate how managers can help create a positive working environment in which everyone is treated with dignity and respect.

We examine the factors which contribute to team culture and outline the differences between firm management, healthy conflict and bullying. Employee rights are covered, as are dealing with a complaint and how to conduct both a formal and informal enquiry.

Drug and Alcohol Awareness

Duration: 20 minutes

An estimated 2 million people in the UK have an addiction to some form of substance, and it’s estimated that alcohol alone costs the country £21 billion.

This module aims to raise your awareness of drugs and alcohol. We’ll take a look at the recommended guidelines for alcohol consumption and view some useful tips for cutting back, as well as examining the more common drug types and their side effects and symptoms.

We will also provide sources of support for individuals and employers, including a guide to spotting the early warning signs of substance misuse.

Equality in the Workplace

Duration: 30 Minutes

Fraud Prevention

Duration: 30 minutes

Recent studies have revealed that UK businesses lose over £98 billion each year to fraud, and it’s a danger that every organisation should take steps to guard against. Managers need to ensure that controls are in place, whilst employees should be made aware of the warning signs of fraud.

The Fraud Prevention module provides an introduction to the topic and a look at the different types of fraud, before going on to examine bribery, corruption and money laundering in more detail. We’ve also included a best practice guide for employees who suspect wrongdoing.

GDPR

Duration: 120 minutes

The EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the result of four years of work by the EU to bring data protection legislation into line with new, previously unforeseen ways that data is now used.

This course is made up of 5 modules that will help you understand what GDPR is and how it could impact you.

Health and Safety Suite

Duration: 120 minutes

This module will outline the legal obligations for health and safety for an organisation and where specific focus in the policies and best practice are required to create a safety culture. It allows for users to ask the right questions to get the right process for your organisation.

Information Security

Duration: 30 minutes

Information resources are vital to every modern business organisation. Their confidentiality, integrity and availability are essential in maintaining service levels, ensuring legal compliance and safeguarding the public image and public perception of the company. Every company must take security very seriously, and that relies on all staff playing their part.

This module offers guidance on a variety of topics related to IT security. We’ll investigate the different types of information, the relevant legislation, why passwords are important and best practice when using the internet and email. We’ll also explore where to store electronic information and the issue of viruses and other malicious software and mobile computing.

Introduction to First Aid Core Skills

Duration: 20 minutes

First aid is the provision of initial care for an illness or injury, usually performed by a non-expert person to a sick or injured person until definitive medical treatment can be accessed by a professional.

This e-learning module on first aid should provide you with the basic knowledge to help someone in an emergency.

Learning Disability Awareness

Duration: 20 minutes

Learning disabilities are among the most common forms of disability in the UK, and also the least understood. People with a learning disability will typically find it harder to learn and understand than most. Many people, however, are able to live fairly independent lives.

This course will help you to understand more about common conditions, and the difficulties that sufferers can face in everyday life. We’ll look at how you and your organisation can improve your written and verbal communication to ensure that your service is accessible to all. We’ll also examine how legislation has evolved to protect the rights of those with learning disabilities.

Mental Health Awareness

Duration: 20 minutes

Mental illness is one of the least understood and most stigmatised medical conditions, and as such many sufferers face prejudice and discrimination. In fact, with the right support and treatment most people can lead productive and fulfilling lives.

Our Mental Health Awareness e-learning module will examine the increasing prevalence of mental health issues, including common types of illness and the symptoms of psychosis. We’ll also look at the various forms of treatment that are available, including therapy-based approaches.

Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking

Duration: 30 minutes

The module is designed to raise your awareness of modern slavery and human trafficking and to help you recognise your role in identifying and reporting concerns.

We outline the different forms of modern slavery and what the law says in relation to each. We also cover how to raise concerns and offer advice and guidance for dealing with both adult and child victims.

Reporting of injuries diseases and dangerous occurences regulations

Duration: 20 minutes

The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) 2013, place legal duties on employers, the self-employed and those in charge of work premises to report certain serious workplace accidents, occupational diseases and specified dangerous occurrences (near misses). In recent years, more than 75,000 injuries have been reported under RIDDOR per year, with more 140 people killed at work annually.

The RIDDOR module will explain in detail the legal obligations that the regulations impose, how to file a report and which incidents are subject to RIDDOR. Practical, real-world case studies are included to bring the content to life.

The Bribery Act 2010

Duration: 30 minutes

The penalties introduced by The Bribery Act 2010 have been described as amongst the toughest in the world, with the legislation forcing organisations to evaluate how, and with whom, they do business. Companies are accountable for ensuring that safeguards are in place to prevent bribery.

Learners will come to understand the key points of the act, including an explanation of how this important legislation affects both employees and organisations. The module looks at typical examples of bribery and the consequences of such acts, as well as preventative steps that all staff can take. There’s also a section on how to report suspected instances of bribery.

The Modern Apprentice

Duration: 20 minutes

New thinking, coupled with a new funding model, have turned apprenticeships into a critical component of the learning and development mix. The purpose of this module is to explain the new apprenticeship levy and to demonstrate how to fund and manage an apprenticeship programme.

Understanding Maternity Leave

Duration: 20 minutes

This module aims to provide an overview of maternity leave and go into detail about maternity leave terminology such as CMP (Compulsory Maternity Leave) and OML (Ordinary Maternity Leave). The module also gives information and advice on an employee’s rights surrounding maternity leave, maternity pay, and the various levels of maternity leave.

Whistleblowing with Confidence

Duration: 20 minutes

This module provides a high level examination of the legal and regulatory responsibilities regarding whistleblowing. The user will learn what is meant by the term ‘whistleblowing’, its origins and why such emphasis is placed on it in the modern commercial world.

We provide an introduction to the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998 (PIDA) and explore the ways in which whistleblowing can occur, including the options open to those who decide to ‘whistleblow’ and the safeguards which are put in place by law and regulations to enable them to do so with confidence. The relationship between whistleblowing and risk management is examined, as is a typical company policy.

Working at Height

Duration: 20 minutes

Each year since 2001 an average of 8,702 people in Great Britain have been seriously injured due to a fall from height. In the majority of cases, these falls could have been prevented had working at height regulations been fully adhered to.

Our e-learning module will provide expert guidance on working at height, including pre-work assessments, safe use of ladders and HSE regulations.

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