Protect your staff and business from bribery and corruption
From July 1st 2011 the UK Bribery Act 2010 has brought about significant changes to UK law within business and commerce. Bribery and corruption can irrevocably damage the integrity, operations and culture of your business, so it is vital that all possible measures are employed to prevent such occurrences taking place.
The Ministry of Justice recommends whistleblowing hotlines as part of an effective anti-bribery strategy. The possibility of prosecution is greatly diminished if an organisation can prove adequate procedures are in place to counteract bribery and corruption.
The Bribery Act seeks to enhance the UK’s anti-bribery legislation by introducing new offences and doctrinal reform:
Read our whitepaper on The Bribery Act, third party risk and adequate procedures to protect your organisation against bribery and corruption.
As part of our commitment to assisting our valued client base and the wider community with developments in corporate governance and law, Expolink is delighted to announce that we will be hosting a conference in 2013 at the Institute of Business Ethics with special guest speakers from the Ministry of Justice. This follows on from the success of the seminar Expolink held in September 2010 where guest speaker Roderick Macauley, co-author of the Act addressed the audience on the impending Bribery Act. If you are interested in attending this free event please contact Scott Bridgen.
Contact us today to find out how our whistleblowing hotline can help you protect your business. You can also find out what our clients say about our services and read how we helped Centrica and The Co-operative Group in our case studies.