The UK Government’s Bribery Act Wobbles Received Slap Down From Business

The UK Government’s Bribery Act Wobbles Received Slap Down From Business

In July 2015, the UK Government engaged in a secret and one-sided consultation with business on the Guidance on the UK’s Bribery Act, asking what changes business would like to see to it. Corruption Watch UK has now received, through a Freedom of Information Act request, the email chain that led to the consultation, along with the responses of business. The responses show that business was almost unanimous in saying that the Bribery Act was not an issue; some pointed out the harm that could be done to the UK’s reputation by easing up on the Act.

A full briefing, by Corruption Watch’s Sue Hawley, can be viewed here