Search Our Site

We have 3,227,522 registered online learners.
7 new learners so far today.

E-learning course to train companies on UK Bribery Act

schedule 22nd July 2011 by Virtual College in Virtual College

A leading software development company has teamed up with a London-based commercial law firm to develop a new online training course on the UK Bribery Act.

The course for the anti-corruption legislation, which came into effect on July 1st, represents a novel approach in training businesses on essential information and is designed to protect organisations from liability under the law.

Skillsoft and Davenport Lyons, the respective software developer and law firm behind the new course, developed the online learning programme because the UK act is far more stringent than the long-running Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in the US.

Laura Livingstone, employment partner at Davenport Lyons, said: "Under the new law, companies can no longer claim ignorance as an excuse when its employees engage in criminal activity." As such, the course could well become a vital tool as part of many organisations' basic training.

This comes as recent figures from Ambient Insight revealed that global revenue from e-learning products is expected to grow to £31 billion by 2015.

Virtual College logo

Author: Virtual College

The latest training news brought to you by Virtual College.

CPD
Investors
ISO 9001:2015
Microsoft
Crown Commercial Service Supplier

Contact

+44 (0)1943 605 976

info@virtual-college.co.uk

Marsel House

Ilkley

West Yorkshire

LS29 8DD

Awards for footer
Gold and silver award winners at the Learning Technologies Awards 2017 - including gold for excellence in the design of learning content.

Login

We are in the process of moving to one Virtual College website. If you want to go back to a course, or start a course, bought from our old website then you may need to login to our original learning management system. Otherwise, please proceed to our new learning management system to return to your training.

LMS

You are already logged in. Click the button below to be taken to your LMS dashboard. Alternatively, click logout to leave the system.