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Corporate tax avoidance tops list of UK public’s ethical concerns about business
Corporate tax avoidance is the primary concern the British public have with business behaviour, according to a survey conducted for the Institute of Business Ethics, and companies must increase transparency to regain public trust.
Published on December 23 2015
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
PODCASTS: Managing responsible business
We live in an ever-interconnected world with an unprecedented amount of data and information available at our finger tips. Supply chains are more complex and global than before and social media has added a new element to public scrutiny that is both
Published on August 12 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.
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
2015 Managing responsible business
Ours is an increasingly interconnected world, with an unprecedented rise in data and information flows and ever-more complex and extended global supply chains. As a result, organisations are facing more risk than ever, whilst under public scruti
Published on July 26 2015
Implementing an effective corporate ethics policy
Businesses that want to succeed in the long term have to reflect upon ethical challenges in their own operations. They must take action to avoid integrity risks. CGMA designation holders are ideally positioned to be key influencers within their
Published on July 23 2015
Responding to ethical dilemmas: CGMA ethics resources
This tool provides links to resources to help CGMAs navigate ethical dilemmas and respond in a manner that upholds their professional standards..
Published on June 28 2015
Who can you trust? Breaking the spell, how to build trust today
In honour of CIMA past president Anthony Howitt, a lecture took place on Wednesday 3 June 2015 on the topic of trust in organisations today.
Published on June 02 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.