Here are some key questions for board directors to consider in advance of embarking on an internal investigation.
Beware the rise of chief executives who are accorded special privileges and apparently can do no wrong, research warns.
Less than half of firms have board oversight of corporate ethics, while only 42% undertake mandatory ethics training for employees.
US academic calls for an end to non-disclosure agreements (NDAs), changes in the use of arbitration and better reporting of complaints.
Ethics & Compliance Initiative warns that the “extraordinary” changes forced by the pandemic could raise the risk of ethical transgressions.
The risk of professional misconduct and ethical lapses increases in stressful situations. Organisations should be aware of the contributing factors.
Poor ethical behaviour can destroy a company’s reputation, but establishing a strong ethical programme can lay the foundation for improved conduct and business performance.
The Institute of Directors has been presented the results of an investigation into alleged misconduct by chairwoman Lady Barbara Judge towards staff; its council meets today to discuss the findings.
The Financial Reporting Council has fined and reprimanded EY for work on its audit of tech company Tech Data.