With a CV ranging from President of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners to expert consultant for Transparency International, Ian Younger is extremely well placed to guide our readers through best practice in corporate governance. Ian advises on setting up and maintaining a successful and compliant investigations policy and offers his insight into the future of the UK Bribery Act, whistleblowing and business ethics.
Currently the UK does not have widespread incentivised whistleblowing processes. Though considering the impact whistleblowing can have on a person’s life and circumstances and the benefits to businesses and governments of inside information, we might just be missing a trick. We look at expert opinion in this field, the realities of incentivisation in the US and how it might work in the UK.
David Harris has been the Head of Business Conduct at BAE Systems since 2009. In this fascinating interview he reveals his thoughts on how the culture of ethics and corporate governance has changed in the last 25 years, the ethical challenges businesses face and what BAEs response has been to the advent of the Bribery Act 2010. Expolink have been working with BAE since 2011, as providers of a global whistleblowing hotline and an incident and case management software system.
Professor David Lewis is Professor of Employment Law at Middlesex University and convenor of the International Whistleblowing Research Network. He has published articles on whistleblowing in both law and management journals in several countries, and has contributed to and edited three books on this subject.