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Compliance Accelerator Programme

Expert, ongoing guidance to build and maintain compliance momentum.

A lack of direction or failure to achieve critical buy-in can cause even the best-intentioned compliance plans to founder.
Get the help you need to envision, agree-on, prioritise and implement a strategic compliance roadmap that fully leverages your Microsoft investment to further your compliance maturity in alignment with your business needs.

Our Solution

We offer a subscription to our managed services and multi-disciplined team for delivery of a sustainable Microsoft Purview adoption programme. We help you reduce risk and mature your compliance stance by removing barriers to adoption of Microsoft Purview compliance solutions. Together we will develop a tailored roadmap, deliver scoped Microsoft Purview projects against agreed objectives and assist with the management, support and administration of your Microsoft 365 Purview solutions.

Working as an extension to your team, we provide leadership and stakeholder engagement, as well as the technical know-how to remove barriers to deployment and accelerate adoption of Microsoft Purview’s powerful compliance tools and functionality.


Our Compliance Accelerator Programme will help you to unlock and put to use powerful Microsoft Purview tools, maximise value from your Microsoft licence and encourage a company-wide compliance culture. The subscription to our managed services includes:

Monthly compliance panel
Facilitated, decision-making forum for Microsoft controls with cross-business stakeholders

Technical deployment
Design and deployment of scoped workstreams with agreed objectives to implement Microsoft Purview capability

Management and reporting
Proactive management of your Microsoft Purview solutions with monthly health and usage checks

Key Themes

Prioritise and plan

Identify the optimal route forward from your current compliance maturity level in a way that maximises your Microsoft 365 ROI. Build a tailored roadmap for technology deployment to achieve your compliance goals.

Assemble and engage

Strategic decision-making through monthly, expert-hosted discussions between a panel of key stakeholders from across your business.

Drive and deliver

Translate business requirements into technical design documentation that streamlines your testing and deployment of Microsoft Purview tools and functionality.

Monitor and report

Draw on our expert knowledge to diagnose and solve emerging issues, identify opportunities, and maintain alignment between your compliance strategy and your evolving business needs.

Fast-track your Microsoft compliance journey

Our expertise

Few can match the extraordinary depth and breadth of knowledge of our team.  Experienced in risk and governance, as well as technology specialists, our clients benefit from our unique combination of skills. 

The team has extensive knowledge of compliance frameworks and knows Microsoft’s ecosystem inside out. 

We’re a trusted partner within highly regulated industries. Understanding the complexities, regulatory requirements and information governance challenges faced by them and helping to improve their compliance posture through technology is where we can add real value.

What our clients are saying about the workshops

We found the process of completing the Microsoft 365 Compliance Assessment with Cloud Essentials very useful. It was a catalyst to bring together all the stakeholders in the project and to build together a prioritised roadmap. We really benefitted from Cloud Essentials' understanding of the inner workings of Microsoft Purview, combined with their knowledge of the legislative and regulatory compliance landscape. It's provided us with a springboard for success as we prioritise improving data governance and reducing data risk.

Compliance Assessment Client

“Cloud Essentials has been essential to BulkSMS in ensuring we advance our data protection maturity in the local and global markets. We engaged with both the Data Privacy Assessment and Advisory Workshop and the Data Classification Taxonomy Workshop, which were run professionally by Cloud Essentials. In the workshops the Cloud Essentials data privacy team did a deep dive into the complexities of our operations and BulkSMS has benefited from their expert legal, compliance and technical advice in future-proofing our data protection programme.”

Privacy Officer

"I found Cloud Essentials’ approach to dealing with the process of demystifying data classification to be very effective at taking what seemed like a daunting and complex environment and breaking it down into sensible and easily consumable parts. Their depth of knowledge in this space is impressive and as a result of our interaction with them, our own depth of knowledge has increased markedly. I would recommend them with confidence."

Managing Director

"The Cloud Essentials team has a wealth of knowledge and experience in the Microsoft realm which has added massive value to our business."

Insurance company

Head of IT

"We found the data privacy workshop informative and effective. It was extremely valuable and provided actionable insights into our compliance journey."

Compliance client

Privacy Officer