What constitutes a PEP? Why PEPs can pose a risk of money laundering? The new guidance from the FCA advises on how companies should manage this risk to meet their AML requirements.
12 July 2017 - Posted by Mark Dunn in Procurement And Supply Chain, Human Trafficking Awareness
Glamorous photographs from Paris’ Haute Couture Fashion Week were shared around the world, but behind the scenes, some of the world’s largest fashion brands are facing ugly accusations of pollution, unethical sourcing and modern slavery in their supply chains.
When suggesting ideas for a new campaign, the first step is getting buy-in from the people who call the shots. Devising a valuable PR strategy means communicating with overall leadership and keeping a strong relationship with the CEO should be the start!
10 July 2017 - Posted by Mark Dunn in Human Trafficking Awareness, Anti-Bribery And Corruption
In October 2015, the UK Modern Slavery Act came into effect. One year later, several reports have measured and scrutinised the quality of businesses’ modern slavery statements. Read on to learn how the obligations imposes on UK businesses and how you can meet them.
If a crisis hits your company, how up to date is your reputation management? Building a long-term reputation and putting in the legwork are the key components to protecting your brand.
Transparency International says national anti-money laundering laws have “a long way to go” to meet the global standards, with beneficial ownership being the “weakest link” in global financial systems. Read our latest blog post on why AML investment is “good business sense”.
A bill on post-Brexit sanctions policy is expected soon, but the uncertainty surrounding what may happen in the future means that organisations with a global footprint will have to maintain a close eye on changes in sanctions. How should companies monitor for changes across a wider number of sanctions and watch lists?
In the latest episode of the #SmallDataForum podcast, we discuss the latest piece of Big News to our usual scrutiny - the lively debate about old vs new media. The growth of social media and the EU Referendum are both huge topics in this episode, listen today!
How many people are seeing your PR messages? This is likely one of the first and most important metrics you check once a story you've pitched reaches the masses. As long as brands consider the importance of credible and relevant media outlets very early in a campaign, they can focus hard on these particular channels.
42 percent of UK adults surveyed trust news organisations and even fewer—29 percent—trust journalists. And social media is adding fuel to the fire. Check out our TV producers fast guide to fact checking to ensure that on air content is factually accurate to build trust once again.