In-House Lawyer Day

Business transparency: where risk meets reputation

Published on 15th Nov 2018

Transparency – the disclosure of internal corporate information to the public – is shaping legislation and regulation across the business landscape.

In recent years, the UK has introduced mandatory reporting on issues as diverse as the gender pay gap; modern slavery in supply chains; supplier payment terms and beneficial ownership.

At a recent series of events that we ran for in-house lawyers, 72% said they could foresee a business transparency disclosure creating a risk for their business.

In the first in our video series, Ashley Morgan and Dipika Keen explore the ramifications of business transparency and what is on the horizon.

The impact of business transparency for investors: ESG investment

In the second in our series, Helen Parsonage joins Ashley to look at business transparency from the investors' point of view, and what this means for the businesses they invest in.

Transparency in supply chains: what can businesses do to tackle modern slavery in supply chains?

In the third in our video series, Dipika talks to Carrie Brassley from Unseen UK, a charity that works with businesses to identify where the modern slavery risks may be in their supply chains, what they can be doing to address those risks, and why that makes good business sense.


For more, see our business transparency Insights page.


* This article is current as of the date of its publication and does not necessarily reflect the present state of the law or relevant regulation.

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