Business ethics, boardroom ethics

26 March, 2021

Survey reveals lack of policies and procedures for corporate ethics

The difficulties of driving companies towards more socially responsible behaviour has been illustrated this week by research revealing the corporate struggle over ethics. After studying 750 compani...
Harvey Weinstein leaves court during his trial

29 September, 2020

Businesses ‘can play important role in stemming executive misconduct’

Nothing makes headlines quite like a corporate scandal, with events at
Stressed employee at his desk

1 September, 2020

Covid crisis could lead employees to ‘compromise ethical standards’

It’s not just survival that businesses have to deal with as they grapple with fallout from the global coronavirus pandemic. New research reveals Covid-19 could prompt a surge in misconduct and behav...
Misconduct or ethical lapses are more lekly when people are under stress

3 August, 2020

How the impact of Covid-19 could cause an epidemic of misconduct

There have been many positive stories during the pandemic of people and organisations supporting the cause, from frontline health and key workers to Captain Sir Tom Moore’s fundraising heroics, to f...
Business ethics, Mazars

1 October, 2018

Business ethics and building a strong ethical culture

Examples of questionable ethical behaviour by organisations and their employees are easy to find. Consider staff at banks such as Barclays fixing the London interbank offered rate (Libor...
Lady Barbara Judge, IoD

8 March, 2018

Behaviour of IoD chairwoman Lady Judge called into question

One of the UK’s most established and well-known director institutions is to consider the results of a major investigation, following allegations of misconduct against its chairwoman Lady Barbara Jud...