Speaking up: after 32 years, reality finally caught up with Ray Kelvin. Staff put the controversial, long-serving CEO on the spot over “forced hugging.” Some 2,500 staff dared to speak up, signing a petition protesting the CEO’s intrusive actions. After three decades in power the serial hugger reluctantly stepped down […]
According to a new, and well researched report from ECI, there are five core purposes behind any really effective compliance program, regardless of the industry sector. These purposes are “beyond compliance”, that is they are not confined to a mere “tick box” approach. Ensure the organisation sustains its integrity and […]
Turbo charge E&C programs explains the five actions a company can take to make its activities more effective in this area.
Almost everyone these days suffers from some form of stress. A few psychologists even argue being human is to suffer stress. But then some of them will say anything for a headline. The real issue is the strong evidence of Millennials experiencing more than their fair share of stress. “They’re […]
In August 2014 London Mayor Boris Johnson called for ‘guilty until proven innocent’ to become the law for suspected terrorists. He argued for a reverse of the normal presumption of innocence for those who travel to Iraq and Syria. Let’s not stop at terrorists though. Why not bankers? New laws […]
You need a licence to open a café or sell wine from a UK store. Should enough local people object you may be stopped. This is part of the “social licence”–where society affects what business can do. That a firm needs a social licence seems strange. Yet most would agree […]
Board room presence is essential if you are to carry weight and deliver a convincing compliance message. It stems from four aspects of human development: psychology, physiology, character, and chemistry. These are entirely learnable though you may sometimes need some specialist help to make the best of them.[spacer height=”20px”] Psychology This is […]