After a lengthy recruitment process, you’ve hired the candidate you thought fit best. But you can’t always tell whether you made the right choice until they actually start the job, which is why probationary periods can be a boss’ best friend.
Ethics and compliance is one of today’s highest risk concerns for businesses. As such, Khushboo Sinha from MetricStream takes a look at five best practices for firms seeking to establish a successful ethics and corporate compliance programme.
The recent Supreme Court judgment in the case of Jetivia SA v Bilta confirmed that where a company is a victim of a fraud or dishonest act committed by its directors, the directors are not able to attribute their unlawful conduct to the company.
Company representatives, often directors and officers, responsible for conducting litigation on behalf of the company are required, personally, to take responsibility for the company's compliance with Court rules. Failure to do so can result in personal prosecution, fines, disqualification and even imprisonment.