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British Bribery Act 2010 - What you need to know.

Host:East Midlands Chamber
Date:Thursday 7th December, 2017
Time:9.30am to 12.30pm
Cost:Member £129.00 + VAT - Non Member £185.00 + VAT

This course is designed to introduce the Act and provide guidance on what organisations should know to prepare for implementation and how to reduce ethical risks when dealing in international business. A course that introduces the international ethical landscape and how it affects UK companies. It explains why the British Bribery Act 2010 was introduced followed by the specifics of the Act and looks at the Ministry of Justice guidelines on incorporation.

Workshop programme in detail:

1) The global corruption landscape and how corruption can affect the wealth of countries.
2) Why was the British Bribery Act 2010 introduced?
3) A review of the Act and the new offences.
4) Ministry of Justice (MOJ) guidelines on how to incorporate the Act into your business processes.
4) Learning on how to identify 'Red Flags' as warnings of possible corrupt practices .
5) How does the Foreign Corruption Practices Act differ from the British Bribery Act?
6) British Standard 10500:2011 (ISO 37001) - What are its benefits?
7) Bribery Act compliance action points.
8) Review and quiz

Course outcome:

1) An understanding on how corruption and bribery affects developing countries and UK businesses.
2) Understand your obligations as an employee or director on how to report concerns on potential bribery and corruption.
3) Understand what actions that should be taken within your organisation to reduce any risk of being connected to corrupt practices, either internally or externally.

Who should attend:

Import/ export managers and personnel; Operations/logistics managers and staff; freight forwarders; shipping/purchasing managers and staff; management trainees; finance personnel.

Course delivery:

This one day workshop is delivered in a board room style environment from the Chambers modern training facilities and is limited to a maximum of 15 delegates. Lunch and refreshments are provided as part of this workshop and there is no requirement for delegates to bring any stationery or IT equipment.

About the trainer:

Keith W. Jones MIEx, F.I.B.M.S. is the M.D. and owner of an export consultancy business called LM2EX (Link Me 2 Export) and has over 25yrs experience in export, providing training courses on all aspects of exporting from first steps in exporting to managing and motivating multiple channel networks.