Professional Standards & Regulation

The Research Behind Your Structures

How Do You Evaluate Standards & Regulation?

 Trends in Professional Standards & Regulation 
Does your role involve regulating professionals? Our research into professional standards and regulation supports your concerns by reflecting on the work professional bodies do in this area. We encourage better practice with benchmarking models and tools that apply to all professions.

Interesting and valuable practices exist in the professions, but little if any consistent information is available across the professions. Now, with our research, you can share and evaluate these practices easily.

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Professional Standards & Regulation

Best Practice in Complaints & DisciplineStrengthening Your Procedures

With complaints against professionals becoming more of an issue as society becomes more litigious, and following the infamous Leveson Enquiry into the ethics of the media, self-regulation faces renewed scrutiny for all professions.

Professional and regulatory bodies need to review their complaints and discipline processes and procedures to ensure they are transparent, robust and fit for purpose.

Foundation Degrees

Foundation DegreesBarriers & Opportunities

Foundation Degree Forward (FDF) commissioned us to identify how Foundation Degrees fit in with routes to qualification in the professions.

We also looked at opportunities for facilitating partnerships between professional bodies and Foundation Degree providers, as well as barriers that might prevent such a collaboration.

Three Pillars of Professional Standards

Three Pillars of Professional StandardsUpholding Your Profession

The Financial Services Authority (FSA) commissioned us to research professional standards.

Through this project, we outline the structures and processes that regulatory bodies use to uphold professional standards in their industries.