Monthly Archives: December 2017

New module added to Data Protection: Privacy at Work – Subject Access Requests

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GDPR mandates certain procedures when dealing with subject access requests

VinciWorks has added a new module to its data protection course, Data Protection: Privacy at Work. The new module on subject access requests explains what a subject access request is and how to respond to one. The module is the latest addition to the course, following the global data protection guide that was recently added.

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Season’s greetings from the team at VinciWorks

Season’s greetings and a happy, healthy and prosperous new year from the team at VinciWorks!

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VinciWorks by the numbers: 2017 in review

2017 has been yet another busy and successful year for VinciWorks. Learn more about our many achievements here.

Our support office will remain open throughout the holiday season.

We look forward to working with you in 2018!

Warmest regards,

The VinciWorks team

VinciWorks by the numbers: 2017 – a year in review

2017 was an exciting year at VinciWorks. Our technology team broke new ground integrating next-generation web technologies into our e-learning products, making them more customisable and more mobile friendly than ever. Our content team produced an ever greater number of courses, guides, policies and compliance updates, shedding new light and delving ever deeper into the most complex compliance topics of the day. Our risk management and product teams continued to enhance our suite of risk and compliance products, innovating and improving them with new features and applications, with many more to come in 2018.

Here are some highlights from the past year at VinciWorks.

170,000 course completions

Course completions on the VinciWorks LMS have increased by over 20,000 this year. Many organisations are choosing to use the VinciWorks LMS in addition to their in-house LMS due to its robust automation and improved  reporting and compliance features.

1038 individually tailored courses

In 2017 VinciWorks reimagined the meaning of ‘course’. We focused on developing new learning products individually tailored and specifically customised to the needs of each learner. We embedded ‘gamification’ elements and personalised features to create higher levels of engagement and attainment. Some of our course highlights from this year include:

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Modern Slavery Act – preparing your second statement

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2017 marks the first year that all companies (with revenues of at least £36m) must provide a Modern Slavery Act disclosure. Many companies are now preparing their second statement and are seeking guidance on how to amend their statement and how to address ongoing training requirements.

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4th Money Laundering Directive – What you need to know

The European Union’s Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive came into force on 26th June 2017.

The Directive includes some fundamental changes to the anti-money laundering procedures, including changes to CDD, a central register for beneficial owners and a focus on risk assessments. However, with proper preparation and training, the transition to the new regime should be seamless for most firms.

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