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Tuesday 31 May, 2011

Intellego

Distribution agreement and new product launch








FOR RELEASE 7.00am

31 May 2011

INTELLEGO HOLDINGS PLC

           ("INTELLEGO")

     AIM: IHP

Distribution agreement and new product launch



INTELLEGO PARTNERS WITH LAW FIRM PANNONE TO LAUNCH DIGITAL COMPLIANCE AND
REGULATORY TRAINING COURSES



Intellego, the AIM-listed digital learning provider, has partnered with law firm
Pannone to launch a digital Anti-Bribery training course to help companies
ensure that they have 'adequate procedures' in place to prevent bribery and
corruption.

The partnership between Intellego and Pannone will see the production and
distribution of a series of digital compliance and regulatory products.

The first product, an Anti-Bribery course, is designed to ensure organisations
are fully compliant with the Bribery Act 2010 which comes into force on 1 July.

The Act is widely acknowledged as one of the strongest pieces of Anti-Bribery
legislation in the world. In particular, the new corporate offence of failing to
prevent bribery allows for unlimited fines for those businesses falling foul of
the law.

The only defence available to an organisation is to have in place 'adequate
procedures' to prevent bribery. The UK Ministry of Justice has published
guidance on 'adequate procedures'. The guidance states "... training is likely
to be effective in firmly establishing an Anti-Bribery culture whatever the
level of risk."

The digital Anti-Bribery course will assist companies in ensuring that they have
'adequate procedures' in place.

It has been written by Zia Ullah, formerly Group head of Anti-Bribery policy at
Barclays Bank.

Zia is a partner at Pannone which has been, and is currently, involved in some
of the UK's most high profile corruption cases brought by the Serious Fraud
Office (SFO).

The Anti-Bribery course is a turn-key e-Learning solution, which helps clients:

  * TRAIN their staff to understand the risks associated with bribery and how
    to spot and report it.


  * TEST knowledge on internal policies and procedures and provide feedback.


  * AUDIT all training records via an easy-to-use database and one click
    reporting.


Zia said: "This product has been designed to take a practical approach to Anti-
Bribery compliance and will allow companies to demonstrate they have
communicated an anti-bribery message to staff and will help embed a culture of
zero-tolerance towards bribery within any organisation."

Angus Forrest, chairman of Intellego, commented: "We are delighted to make this
announcement as a further step in our development of both distribution channels
and subject matter experts for new products with wide appeal."

ENDS

Enquiries:

Angus Forrest
 Tel.020 8977 8744
Intellego Holdings Plc
www.intellego.co.uk


Sheryl Moore
Tel. 0161 909 6688
Pannone LLP
www.pannone.com

Roland Cornish
Tel. 020 7628 3396
Beaumont Cornish Limited


Rivington Street Corporate Finance Limited
Jon Levinson
Tel. 020 7562 3357








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