Monthly Archives: July 2013

How can a whisteblower line improve your business?

An effective whistleblower program can result in—   (a) more effective compliance with relevant laws; (b) more efficient fiscal man agement of the entity through, for example, the reporting of waste and improper tendering practices; (c) a healthier and safer work environment through the reporting of unsafe practices; (d) more effective management; (e) improved morale within the entity; and (f) an enhanced perception and the reality that the entity is taking its governance obligations Read more [...]
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What is the purpose of the Whistleblower protection act?

The purpose of this Standard is to provide guidance for entities seeking to implement a whistleblower protection program. The proposed objectives of such a whistleblower protection program are to—   (a) encourage the reporting of matters that may cause financial or non-financial loss to the entity or damage to the entity’s reputation; (b) enable the entity to effectively deal with reports from whistleblowers in a way that will protect the identity of the whistleblower and provide Read more [...]
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The Social Media Pro’s and Con’s

Over the past decade we have seen the rise of the internet, the smart phone and most recently the ever present social media sites. Social media giants such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn hold the vast market share in the niche’s that they specifically service.   For businesses the rise of Social Media platforms has allowed for the integration of Social media marketing to produce a greater level of brand awareness within targeted populations. It has also given birth to an increasing Read more [...]
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