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Thomson NETg joins forces with the Fuel Group to help address regulatory and compliance challenges in UK business

Thomson NETg and the Fuel Group have announced a partnership to launch a range of e-learning courses focusing on financial and workplace compliance.

The Financial Compliance Speciality Series are designed to help UK financial organisations drive knowledge and understanding of their responsibilities in terms of FSA legal and regulatory compliance.

Course content from Wide Learning, part of the Fuel Group, covers a range of business-critical issues including; money laundering prevention, improper dealings, financial promotions, conduct of business, managing customers and FSMA best practices. Delivered via Thomson NETg's learning management system, companies will be able to monitor employee learning and provide detailed reports for the FSA, which will prove that training has been carried out.

The UK Workplace Compliance Speciality Series also covers a range of workplace compliance courses, aimed specifically at UK organisations. Course content from Wide Learning covers a range of workplace issues including; health & safety in the office, preventing discrimination, diversity training for managers, andintroduction to data protection. The courses are designed to help UK companies to ensure the safety and well-being of all employees, to prevent discrimination and to enable employees to understand legislation surrounding data protection.

Simon Alsop, Financial Director, Thomson NETg commented, "Banking and financial institutions are under increasing pressure to meet FSA regulatory compliance. They have a critical need to deliver compliancy training by law, and prove they have carried it out. Having a long and successful track record of working with leading global organisations, including several financial services organisations in the UK, including Royal Sun Alliance and Scottish Equitable, Thomson NETg uniquely understands the challenges facing customers in the financial arena. As such, we are well-positioned to tailor learning solutions to meet your business needs and our experienced Learning Consultants are able to provide you with learning programme support at every step."

Steve Dineen, Chief Executive at The Fuel Group commented, "It is the superb synergy between the product ranges and customer bases of our two companies that has enabled Thomson NETg to offer its customers access to these highly effective courses that are already used extensively by many major organisations."

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