Tags: Bribery

IBE ´Say No´ Toolkit provides employees with immediate assistance

Bribery, corruption and facilitation payments continues to be the most significant ethical issue  for 80% of the FTSE 350 listed companies that responded to the IBE’s  2013 Corporate Ethics Policies & Programmes: UK & Continental Europe Survey. The Bribery Act did much to focus organisations on the need to communicate, train and support employees in this…

UK Home Office to consider financial incentives for whistleblowing

It has been reported (10th October) that the Home Office will consider encouraging whistleblowing by financial incentives in cases involving fraud, bribery and corruption and enabling whistleblowers to receive a share of financial penalties levied against a company guilty of fraud against the government. Audrey Williams, Partner at global law firm Eversheds comments: “We are…

BSI launches new standard to help organizations demonstrate that they have robust anti-bribery policies, practices and systems in place

There have been a number of recent cases of bribery in relation to tenders and contracts in several countries. Organisations operating in high corruption risk countries, including those from the UK, are keen to have a rigorous framework and independent verification scheme in place to help them demonstrate their commitment to good governance and business…

Lack of whistleblowing procedures could land employers rep in ruins

One of the UK’s leading academic experts on whistleblowing has warned that too many British companies still don’t have confidential reporting procedures in place, leaving them open to financial or reputational ruin. This stark message, from David Lewis, Professor of Employment Law at Middlesex University, will be given as he launches a cross industry whistleblowing…