Whistleblower Whistleblower Company

"Kill the messenger" - how companies respond to whistleblowers and anonymous tips

A commentary by WB Risk Prevention Systems. Dealing with people when confronted with massive wrongdoings in a private or business environment is always associated with emotions. The first, spontaneous reaction to (anonymous) whistleblower information is often repression, disappointment or shock. Extreme examples at the private level are information from third parties about the infidelity of [...]

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Energy supply: Which risks can be taken into account 

A look beyond the core question of energy supply availabilities and rising costs. It is impossible to imagine the headlines without energy supply at the moment. Rising costs and the threat of supply difficulties are topics that are present in the media every day and affect all people and companies. Energy suppliers and network operators have a lot on their plate at the moment and are particularly [...]

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Bribe Corruption

Bribe for public contracts

"Businesses should not, directly or indirectly, offer, promise, give or solicit bribes or other improper advantages 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. That this is different in practice [...]

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Risk prevention for SMEs Challenge

Risk prevention as a challenge for SMEs

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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Corruption company Paul Labic

Obligation to produce results and anticipation of corruption

How do you thrive in a corrupt environment? Paul Labic is a specialist in corruption and the protection of companies and their teams. As a consultant and academic, the French native approaches risks from two sides. You have spent more than 20 years in the international automotive industry in various management positions. How did you come to specialize in fighting [...]

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Risk Company Risk Prevention Dr. Johannes Wamser

Companies are becoming more risk-averse

With Risk Prevention Systems, Dr. Wamser + Batra GmbH supports its customers in managing crises and emergency situations, in addition to pandemics, such as corruption, mass strikes, natural disasters, terrorist attacks, kidnapping, war. Managing Director Dr. Johannes Wamser on risks in everyday business, thinking outside the box and a crisis-tested team. To what extent has the pandemic heightened companies' awareness of risks [...].

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