Re-Thinking The Benefits Of State Procurement Laws
Procurement is at the heart of every business and when done efficiently can have direct affect on transparency, cost savings and success of an organization.  While the purpose for rigorous procurement laws have traditionally centered around addressing past problems with spending public funds, proce.....
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Whistleblower Hotline Options
Last month’s newsletter included an article titled “Important Facts about Whistleblower Hotlines”, which focused on the benefits of a whistleblower hotline. I wanted to take this opportunity to expand on the subject by briefly discussing the potential options for implementing a whistleblower o.....
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Detecting and Unraveling the Extent of Top Management Fraud
The newspapers are full of stories about financial fraud perpetrated by top management. Sometimes the intent of the perpetrators is to directly steal from the company. Other times, the fraud is committed by executives as a way to falsely paint a positive financial picture in order to keep stockholde.....
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Important Facts About Whistleblower Hotlines
In recent years, many companies have implemented hotlines for employees, vendors and others to anonymously report workplace behavior that is unethical or illegal. These hotlines allow employees to confidentially come forward with important information without fear of retribution. Just by having one .....
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Managing Remote Employees: Five Issues to Consider
Allowing employees to work from home can provide significant benefits for employers and employees. It can improve morale, reduce real estate and facility costs -- and even reduce traffic congestion and make the environment cleaner. However, when the appropriate oversight is lacking, fraud and abuse.....
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