Create an Effective Outsourcing Policy

Nearly every business outsources some services or functions to a third party. Learn how to create an effective outsourcing policy in this article. Your suppliers and service providers need to be as compliant as you are! What is Outsourcing? The general definition of outsourcing is where a business choses an external provider to perform one […]

GDPR Templates to Compy with the GDPR

Is One GDPR Policy Template Enough? The GDPR has now been in force in the UK since 2018. However, there are still hundreds of new and existing businesses who need to comply with the UK’s data protection framework. Unfortunately, it is not as simple as drafting one GDPR Policy! A suite of data protection policy […]

Sample Cookie Policy Template

Writing a Sample Cookie Policy This article goes through the main headings and sections of a sample cookie policy template. However, it is not a complete Cookie Policy Template and should be used to write your own cookie notice. Read through the ICO guidance pages on PECR if you are unsure of your cookie law […]

Update Your International Data Transfer Policy

Transfers of personal data outside the UK have changed since Brexit. Likewise, with the introduction of the International Data Transfer Agreement (IDTA), it is essential that you update your international data transfer policy. Read this article to find out how and why. Transfers of Personal Data Outside the UK Article 44 of the UK GDPR […]

Anti Money Laundering Policy Template for Accountants

Compliance with the MLR and HMRC Those in the accountancy sector are required to comply with the Money Laundering Regulations (MLR) in the UK. This includes accountants, tax advisers, bookkeepers and insolvency practitioners. Having an effective and compliant Anti Money Laundering Policy template can save time and money. Anti money laundering is an extensive compliance […]

FCA Policy Templates and Procedures

FCA Policy Templates and Procedures are the foundation of financial and credit compliance programs. To ensure compliance with the FCA Handbook and supporting Sourcebooks, those authorised by the FCA must meet the mandatory minimum policy requirements. Our experienced team have been working in regulatory compliance for nearly 20 years. We provide more than 6000 organisations […]

Money Laundering Policy Guidance

What is Financial Crime? Financial crime, as defined by the FCA and FSMA is any kind of criminal conduct relating to money or to financial services or markets, including any offence involving: – (a) Fraud or dishonesty; or (b) Misconduct in, or misuse of information relating to, a financial market; or (c) Handling the proceeds […]

Privacy Policy Template & Guidance

Privacy Policy vs Privacy Notice In data protection programs, the terms privacy policy and privacy notice can often be used interchangeably. In most cases, they refer to the same document, the content of which aims to provide the reader with information about the how, why and what of processing personal data. There are some suggestions […]

Compliance Breach Policy Template

What is a Compliance Breach? The general definition of a compliance breach is any divergence from a standard operating procedure (SOP). Such divergence usually results in a failure to meet the required compliance standards. These can be regulatory, contractual or legal standards. Some industries also follow specific codes of conduct which require the following of […]

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