VW was bad enough. Now, value destroying behaviour at Boots the chemist hits the headlines. It’s accused of “ripping off the NHS” and putting pressure on staff to collude with this. The questions this accusation raises apply to any other company that wants to be around in the longer term: Transparency: What […]
Tag: Regulatory Compliance
Turbo charge E&C programs explains the five actions a company can take to make its activities more effective in this area.
Training takes a large slice of of most companies’ compliance budgets, anything from a quarter to a half. So is it effective?  Measuring training effectiveness remains a weakness of many conventional L&D programmes and compliance and ethical training seems no different. However, the escalating cost of compliance work is […]
This was a well-attended conference, on ethics and compliance with about 250 delegates from around the world. Here are some personal highlights to share with you about your Programme Evaluation—presented by Patrick Gnazzo, from Better Business Practices Evaluating compliance programs is something many organisations simply put off for another […]
Shock, horror! Soon Barclays will soon have one of its most senior bankers devoting—wait for it—half his time to managing talent. The chairman of the bank’s global finance and risk solutions will be acquiring this new role in March.  You might understandably be surprised or perhaps cynical at this […]
The 2014 Ethics and Governance Summit in London on September 24/25th by Ethisphere was attended by around 150 people, many from compliance and legal departments and related functions. Ethisphere–who bring you the world’s most ethical companies–organised this two-day event to occur in several different international locations. The one in London was heavily […]
By Keith Edmonds, Consultant at Coverdale Organisation Ltd The attentive City audience knew something important was coming. Yet they also expected the usual Bank of England platitudes. Instead Marc Carney who heads up the bank was brutally frank “Capitalism is doomed if ethics vanish” [spacer height=”20px”]Mr Carney told his London […]