An end of the trading year 'thank you' - or an illegal incentive?

December 2010
People Management;12/9/2010, p30
The article focuses on the strict liability for bribery facing British organisations due to the Bribery Act 2010 effective April 2011. The legislation covers paying bribes, receiving bribes and failing to prevent bribery. Human resource (HR) professionals are expected to be affected by the offence of failing to prevent bribery. The need for organisations to plan their response to the Act is stressed. Also noted is the importance of anti-victimisation policy that will protect whistleblowers.


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