New bribery laws have major implications for employers

Dhindsa, Ranjit; Foster, Tim
March 2010
People Management;3/25/2010, p30
The article discusses the impact of a bribery bill on employers and human resources (HR) practitioners in Great Britain. The bill is scheduled for implementation in the last part of 2010 and enforces liability on companies that fail to prevent acts of bribery committed against persons, suppliers, service providers and foreign public officials. Also mentioned are steps that HR managers should initiate including a review of company policies on values and ethics, the establishment of a whistle-blowing policy and training on anti-bribery policies.


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