ethics

18 October, 2017

Businesses lack commitment to ethics, say UK and Irish workers

More than half of workers feel their workplace fails to be committed to ethical behaviour, according to a survey by accounting association ACCA. The survey of 1,100 workers in the UK and Ireland f...
Leadership

5 October, 2017

Non-executives and setting the right tone at the top

What is tone at the top, and what does it mean for the role of non-executive directors? A survey by one leading consultancy has shown that: A resounding agreement from our respondents ...
business ethics

27 September, 2017

Personal moral values key to ethical corporate governance

Corporate governance scandals across the globe have led many to ask, “Where were the directors?” The usual response to corporate governance failure is increased regulation. Governments typically r...
financial reporting, audit, accounts, accounting, stakeholder engagement

14 September, 2017

Ethics must be ‘front and centre’ as non-executives check financial reports

Non-executive directors must place ethics "front and centre" of their efforts to make sure financial reports present a true and fair view of a business, according to one of the UK’s most senior gove...
corporate culture, ethics

13 September, 2017

Corporate culture: five questions for the boardroom

One need only think of Uber, Wells Fargo, or Volkswagen to appreciate the importance of a strong ethical culture. Sadly, directors of these organisations discovered far too late that their corporate c...
Digital business, digital risk, mobile working, digital age, digital revolution

10 August, 2017

Ethical principles vital as digital age recasts business environment

While businesses adapt to operating in a digital environment, the vast majority of business people place ethics as “very important” in this climate. A major survey of 10,000 accountants by the ...

1 June, 2017

Titanic lessons to be learned about climate change

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Ethical, ethics, Scrabble

15 May, 2017

Ethical ‘lapses’ driving more CEO departures, says study

An increasing number of chief executives around the world are forced out of their roles because of "ethical lapses", according to a
Business behaviour, ethics

1 November, 2016

Empowerment, not punishment, fuels ethical behaviour

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