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Bribe for public contracts

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Bribe Corruption

"Businesses should not, directly or indirectly, offer, promise, give or solicit bribes or other improper advantages in order to obtain or retain a contract or other improper advantage. In its guiding principle on combating corruption, the OECD describes, in supposedly understandable terms, what every company should adhere to. The fact that in practice this is different [...]

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Risk prevention as a challenge for SMEs

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Risk prevention for SMEs Challenge

We as private individuals, but also we companies, we authorities, we institutions, etc. have become more vulnerable across the board. The probability of risks with massive effects occurring has increased significantly. At the same time, risk prevention is becoming increasingly important. Corona, cyberattacks, terrorist attacks & climate change The last few years have seen an increase in risks due to the increased occurrence of e.g. cyberattacks on "normal" companies or terrorist attacks [...]

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WB Christmas campaign against hunger

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WB Christmas campaign Welthungerhilfe

Even if the year has led to some minor or major restrictions in our country, Corona hits other regions of the world even harder. When we complain that perhaps our Christmas party has to be postponed due to Corona or that a skiing holiday has to be cancelled, there are unfortunately still millions of people who lack the most basic thing: food and drink to [...]

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Vaccination campaign - How does a municipality reach the population?

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Crisis communication vaccination campaign Corona

With the onset of the Corona pandemic, hardly any company was able to fall back on experience gained from similar situations already experienced and correspondingly prepared emergency and crisis plans. However, this was not only the case for companies, but also for the public sector, i.e. the federal and state governments as well as local authorities and their agencies. These were initially focused primarily on public health and regulatory measures, such as contact tracing and [...]

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WB Risk Prevention Systems TALKROUND

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Exchange of experience RPS Talk round Webinar

Whether in person or virtually - our first talk round on 15 November 2021 showed how important and valuable the personal exchange of experiences is. In a small, confidential group, we talked about already known risks and (possible) measures for risk prevention. Topics such as the supply chain or supply chain due diligence law, employee and cyber security, personal risks and [...]

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Employee retention as crisis prevention

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Employee Benefit Employee Retention

As entrepreneurs, you've all interviewed potential candidates yourself, and you've almost certainly asked them about their strengths. Strengths that make the applicant stand out from the crowd. More and more often, however, the question is mirrored and asked of the company. What added value does the job bring to the applicant compared to other employers? Especially in the [...]

Containment

Whistleblower - crisis mode in the company

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Everyone will have experienced it at some point - whether as an employee or employer - the journey together does not always last a lifetime. Sometimes you part on good terms, sometimes on bad terms. The circumstances can be different and it does not always end peacefully. But if a whistleblower suddenly appears with accusations that, in the worst case, [...]

Risk Prevention

Protection of employees in high-risk countries

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Employees abroad coverage

At the end of August this year, the world witnessed how chaotic conditions can be during the evacuation of foreign nationals and domestic employees. As an observer, one feels helpless in such moments - as a responsible person, one must be able to react. But the situation in Afghanistan has shown above all that public structures and political decision-makers are unable to deal with emergency situations [...]