Suffering From Compliance Stress?

Is your health and well-being, or that of your employees, being affected by the prolonged effects of high compliance stress? In this article, I outline how to identify the symptoms of high compliance stress and more importantly, how to treat the causes without affecting compliance performance. What is compliance stress? Ever since the GFC in 2007 organisations worldwide have…

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Transform Compliance Into Competitive Advantage

Skyrocketing compliance risks and costs are exposing many businesses to crippling regulatory penalties, reputation damage and lost revenue opportunities.   Little wonder many managers view compliance as a millstone about their necks rather than something that adds value.      But what if we could turn this negative mindset around? What if we could transform business compliance into a competitive advantage? The first…

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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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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 Prepared Are You For A Compliance Audit in 2021?

2020 has been a challenging year.  One, many of us would like to forget.  Given all the disruption caused by COVID-19 this year, business managers would be forgiven for putting their feet up over this holiday period and taking a well-earned rest.  But, as someone famous once said, “life must go on”.  It’s back to business-as-normal in 2021 for…

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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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10 Reasons Not To Use Spreadsheets To Manage Enterprise Compliance

Where did that damn spreadsheet go?  When it comes to managing enterprise compliance with government laws, regulations and industry standards spreadsheets are simply not up to the challenge. Here are 10 reasons to ditch those inefficient spreadsheets and invest in a secure, purpose-built compliance management solution. Reason 1.  Administration If I had to summarise in one sentence why spreadsheets shouldn’t…

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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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Compliance Master Just Got A Whole Lot Better

A new update of Compliance Master®‘s popular compliance and continuous improvement software now enables subscribers to assess and manage all their compliance requirements from the convenience of one easy-to-use software solution. Users are now able to record and track compliance improvement and create and customise their own checklist templates using the software’s easy-to-use compiler. Furthermore, a revamped pricing structure means…

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