Bribery Act 2010: Government publishes guidance for employers

30 Mar 2011

The Government has issued guidance which sets out the measures businesses can put in place to prevent bribery, in preparation...

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Bribery Act facing delay

31 Jan 2011

The implementation of the Bribery Act is set to be delayed, following government confirmation that guidance surrounding the Act is...

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Bribery Act 2010 to be reviewed

20 Jan 2011

The Government has confirmed that the Bribery Act 2010, set to come into force this April, will be reviewed.The Ministry...

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2011 employment law changes: six things employers need to know

5 Jan 2011

Every year brings with it a raft of new regulations for the employer to negotiate. Whether it’s retirement, agency workers,...

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Bribery Act 2010: consultation launches on guidance for businesses

17 Sep 2010

The Government has begun consultation on its guidance on the procedures that commercial companies should put in place to prevent...

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Bribery Act delay criticised by anti-corruption campaigners

28 Jul 2010

The government’s decision to delay the introduction of the Bribery Act until April 2011 has been labelled “extremely disappointing” by...

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HR news round-up: HR stories making the headlines 26 July 2010

26 Jul 2010

A round-up of HR-related stories in today’s newspapers.BP is planning to announce the departure of chief executive Tony Hayward alongside...

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Bribery Act 2010: legal implications for employers

6 May 2010

The updated legislation includes new offences, so employers should prepare now for its implementation later this year.Bribery – the offer or...

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Anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing resource launched

24 Mar 2010

A new Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Counter-Terrorist Financing (CTF) resource is launched today by Lessons Learned Ltd. is an...

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Friday Podcast: the Walker Review and the finance sector; Business in the Community and musculoskeletal health; the Bribery Bill

4 Dec 2009

HR news and views including:

The HR implications of the Walker Review on corporate governance in the financial sector

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Bankers’ bonus restriction powers unlikely to be enforced by FSA

18 Nov 2009

Measures set out in the 2009 Queen’s Speech to stop bankers who take ‘reckless risks’ from getting bonuses sound more...

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Corporate Bribery Bill to be announced in Queen’s Speech

18 Nov 2009

A new Bribery Bill that makes it an offence to bribe foreign officials and for businesses that fail to prevent...

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Whistleblower hotlines lead to increase in company fraud probes

10 Aug 2009

The number of businesses conducting internal corruption investigations has boomed after a drive to encourage staff whistleblowers, a survey has...

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IT staff would resort to haggling, bribery and blackmail to keep jobs

3 Dec 2008

IT staff are so desperate to keep their jobs they would resort to haggling, bribery and blackmail, a survey has...

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Shariah Law: a matter of belief

17 Sep 2008

With increasing numbers of Muslims employed in the UK is it time for employers to pay more than lip service...

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