UK must not weaken Bribery Act says risk consultancy

UK must not weaken Bribery Act say experts

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Plans by the UK government to review the Bribery Act before it comes into force next year must be dropped, says Robert Mitchell, head of enhanced due diligence, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, at consultancy World-Check. Mitchell suggests pressure for reform has come about because of overreaction in the industry and the media. “It is designed to tackle large-scale corruption. Are we seriously saying that just because we’re going to send someone a hamper they’re going to award us a contract?”

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