Posts by Lynsey Poulton

  • ESG: how in-house teams are responding to the challenges

    Earlier this month I chaired a meeting of the Practical Law In-house Consultation Board focusing on environmental, social and governance reporting (ESG). Across the spectrum of industry sector and organisation size, our members agreed that the various and fast-paced developments in this area presented multiple challenges for in-house teams. 

  • What can compliance teams learn from Expolink’s new Whistleblowing Report?

    Expolink’s new Whistleblowing Benchmarking Report has revealed the latest trends in workplace whistleblowing. The report analyses 18,335 whistleblowing disclosures made by the employees of more than 650 organisations worldwide. All disclosures were submitted through Expolink’s independent Speak Up service during 2018. I have picked out five key highlights for compliance teams to consider.

  • Corporate mindfulness for lawyers: live webinar

    On 22 February 2018, Practical Law will host a webinar on corporate mindfulness for lawyers, looking at the research on factors that drive performance and presenting the case for corporate mindfulness as one of the most promising protocols for boosting efficacy in legal settings.

  • A new tool for bid-rigging detection

    The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), in partnership with Spend Network, has recently developed and launched a free tool to help procurers screen their tender data for signs of potential anti-competitive behaviour. For those in procurement, this will help to identify and investigate unfair practices. For those bidders working in an anti-competitive manner, this heightens … Continue reading A new tool for bid-rigging detection