4 Reasons Why Compliance Benchmarking Doesn’t Work

In recent years, compliance benchmarking has become very popular in heavily regulated industries such as banking, health and aged-care.  But how useful are these schemes, really? The truth is most organisations, particularly those in the service-sector, achieve compliance in totally different ways, so setting benchmarks based on industry-best-practice makes little sense. Furthermore, compliance benchmarking is subject to a number…

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Aged-care providers warned not to let down their COVID-19 defences

Leading aged-care professional Andrea Waring warns that residential aged-care providers must not let down their defences in response to the current low-levels of COVID-19 infection in Australia. Andrea stresses that aged-care residents will continue to remain at the highest end of the COVID-19 risk spectrum until the virus is completely eliminated or brought under control, which is still some…

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BECOME A COMPLIANCE SUPERHERO IN 2021

In today’s highly regulated business environment boards and executives are desperately seeking help from their spiralling compliance risks and costs. Have you got what it takes to come to their rescue in 2021? Have you got what it takes to become a compliance superhero? Superhero Qualities and Traits To become a compliance superhero in 2021 you will need to exhibit…

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How To Build An Integrated Compliance Management Framework In 6 Steps

Over the past two decades, enterprises worldwide have experienced significant increases in their regulatory oversight and reporting obligations. At the same time penalties for non-compliance have increased to the point where they can seriously affect an enterprise’s reputation and viability. In 2014 many of the maximum penalties under the Protection of the Environment Operations Act, 1997 (NSW) were increased…

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Compliance Master and Sentrient Join Forces To Deliver Fully Integrated Compliance Solution

13th October, 2020 – Melbourne-based technology companies Compliance Master and Sentrient have announced a new partnership that provides customers a complete end-to-end compliance solution. Under the new partnership arrangement Compliance Master customers will be able to seamlessly link their compliance assessment results to supporting compliance evidence located on Sentrient’s HR management and on-line training platform, including; Policy documentation Work…

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COVID-19 Crisis Highlights Need For Better Compliance Oversight Of Casualised Workforce

Premier Daniel Andrews believes Victoria’s second wave of COVID-19 outbreaks are linked to a workforce that is becoming more casualised or what he calls “the structural weakness in our economy … insecure work”. So why would the Premier say this and more importantly if its true what can governments and employers do to mitigate this risk going forward? To…

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4 Tips to Reduce Compliance Stress

Here are 4 tips I’ve put together to help board-members and executives reduce the high stress levels being experienced by their compliance personnel. Over the past two decades enterprises large and small have experienced a significant increase significant increase in government laws and regulations, regulatory oversight, higher penalties and fines for non-compliance and more stringent reporting requirements. Little wonder…

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