CHAPTER 8: INVESTIGATING BRIBERY
It is essential that the organisation’s compliance policies about investigation and consequences are fully understood before any BS 10500 implementation is planned.
Clause 4.17 of BS 10500 requires that there are procedures for investigating bribery or any weakness in the ABMS and, secondly, that appropriate action is taken in the event that the investigation reveals bribery or any breach or weakness within the ABMS.This is a good starting point for any ABMS.
Some organisations, particularly smaller ones, may have no formal investigation processes at all, and some consultancy assistance may be needed initially. Other organisations prefer to use specialist consultants for all such services. The important point ...