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Fraud costs UK companies an estimated £103 billion per year
In a competitive marketplace, companies could gain a significant advantage by measuring, managing, and minimising their losses to fraud, which are equivalent to 5.6% of expenditure, says a report.
Published on August 18 2015
How internal audit can assess and support culture
Although measuring culture is a difficult task, internal auditors are well-placed to provide boards with useful insight into the cultural health of their organisation by examining the cultural aspects that influence and affect the criteria that are being audited.
Published on August 12 2015
Investors are demanding ethics management information, but organisations struggle to collect it
New CGMA research highlights a number of contradictions with regard to business and ethical issues. While there is increasing investor demand for ethical management information, companies struggle to collect and report such data.
Published on July 31 2015
UK companies still have work to do on ethics
High-profile scandals such as LIBOR and foreign exchange rigging have prompted authorities to introduce a raft of new regulations designed to raise ethical standards.
Published on June 02 2015
UK regulator publishes guidance on financial promotions in social media
The Financial Conduct Authority, a UK regulator, confirmed guidelines that advise financial firms how to do social media promotions. The guidelines aim to ensure that British consumers fully understand the potential benefits and risks of the promoted products or services.
Published on March 13 2015
How to interpret the increase in corporate whistleblower reports
Employees’ reports about unethical and non-compliant incidents have gone up in the past five years. Two benchmark reports suggest how companies may interpret the numbers.
Published on November 21 2014
Ethical performance moves up on the corporate agenda
Ethical performance is an increasingly important consideration for companies, and its prominence is set to grow further over the coming years, according to new CGMA research. Though the majority of companies do have an established policy on ethical conduct, many fail to regularly communicate it to their staff.
Published on November 03 2014
Global Management Accounting Principles
Quality decision making has never been more important – or more difficult. New innovations and innovators daily disrupt the status quo. The volume and velocity of unstructured data
Published on October 23 2014
Identifying fraud, waste, and abuse in the supply chain
Many companies worldwide struggle to get a handle on fraud, waste and abuse risks in the supply chain. A Deloitte fraud investigator offers seven questions that may lead accountants to breaches.
Published on October 14 2014
Implementing an effective corporate ethics policy
These steps can help companies ensure that their ethics policy becomes embedded in the company culture.
Published on June 13 2014