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Course contents

This training course is broken down into 8 sections

  1. 1 Cyber Security
  2. 2 UK GDPR
  3. 3 Anti-Bribery
  4. 4 Anti-Money Laundering
  5. 5 Fraud
  6. 6 Modern Slavery
  7. 7 Whistleblowing
  8. 8 Environmental Awareness
Business Compliance Essentials Training
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The course starts by talking about Cyber Security. The aim of this section is to look at how breaches can happen, and how they can be prevented.

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This section looks at the way personal data should be handled and why it's a legal requirement to use it properly.

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This section takes a look at bribery, at how an individual, and an organisation, can be affected by it, and what can be done to prevent it.

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This section explores what money laundering is and how it isn’t just about money, and can be about any type of asset.

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The Fraud Act identifies fraud as one offence that can be committed in three separate ways - these are explained in this section of the course.

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It may be difficult to believe, but the unethical practice of modern slavery is still happening today. This section explores how we can move to eradicate it.

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This section explains what whistleblowing is, when it should be done, and the laws surrounding whistleblowing and why it should be encouraged in workplaces.

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All businesses are legally required to manage waste responsibly. This section of the course informs the user of their obligations.

About this course

Every employee in an organisation should have a solid understanding of business compliance - our course provides the basic foundations of how to work towards compliance with topics including Data Protection (GDPR), Fraud, Money-Laundering, and others.

It's the perfect course for new starters or if you're looking to bring staff up to speed with important compliance topics quickly and cost-effectively.

This training course offers general guidance that will help employees at all levels to understand their responsibilities under current legislation.

If you are looking to offer your staff more in-depth training on particular subjects, each subject within this course is also available as a full, separate course. See our Business Compliance Training library for a full list of our Business Compliance Courses.

The importance of Business Compliance Essentials Training

It’s important that you comply with the law and understand the positive impact this training course can have on your organisation and employees.

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Business Compliance Training certificate

Download and print

Each of our courses ends with a multiple-choice test to measure your knowledge of the material.

This Business Compliance Essentials Training course concludes with a 20 question multiple-choice test with a printable certificate. In addition, brief in-course questions guide the user through the sections of the training and are designed to reinforce learning and ensure maximum user engagement throughout.

As well as printable user certificates, training progress and results are all stored centrally in your LMS (Learning Management System) and can be accessed any time to reprint certificates, check and set pass marks and act as proof of a commitment to ongoing legal compliance.

What does my certificate include?

Your Business Compliance Essentials Training Certificate includes your name, company name (if applicable), name of course taken, pass percentage, date of completion, expiry date and stamps of approval or accreditations by recognised authorities.

Please note if you are using our course content via SCORM in a third party LMS then we are unable to provide certificates and you will need to generate these in your host LMS yourself.

Business Compliance Essentials Training Certificate

432 real user reviews

4.6 out of 5

Too repetitious of other modules completed

Easy to understand

Although UK focused (I'm in Australia), the content is easy to understand. The language is at the right level to appeal to a wide audience and the graphics used support the content. The downside, is how to determine local reporting requirements.

This training is explanatory.

This user gave this course a rating of 4/5 stars

Very useful

I’m happy to receive training and education in these fields.

Useful summary of compliance

This user gave this course a rating of 5/5 stars

It covers most of the topic

This user gave this course a rating of 5/5 stars


The animations and the visual aids were good. The presenters were very clear and easy to understand. The questions at the end could improve. They are too wordy and in some cases seem to be trick questions. I think the options should not leave you with doubt. Some questions had two plausible answers such as I think one said "its against the law to not use the software" which was incorrect. In most companies it is their law that you use it. Arguably it would be a sensible law for the government to adopt. This kind of option should be avoided.

An informative course

A good overview of business practice

Why is this training important?


It's important that you comply with the law and know the ways in which it affects you and the way you work.

This Business Compliance Essentials Training programme is designed to be a starting point for organisations looking to train their staff in business compliance, providing them with sufficient knowledge in some of the most key pieces of corporate legislation. Some of the regulations this course looks to cover are:

Business benefits

From a business point of view, commitment to compliance is essential for avoiding negligence and non-compliance. This training informs staff on legislation that they must comply with and does so in easily-digestible bitesize chunks.

It's your duty, as a business owner or responsible person, to educate your workforce on legislation that is relevant to their job role.

This training can not only help your organisation with compliance, but it can boost the confidence of your employees, as they'll get a better understanding of the regulations that apply to them and how they can better approach daily tasks.

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