Sam Gibbins, MD of Piran Consulting, has recently been published in the Journal of Business Compliance. The Journal of Business Compliance is intended to encourage learning and the sharing of effective compliance and governance practices across the boundaries of industrial divides, and across the frontiers of Europe. The content is relevant to all participants in the modern business environment, from the regulator and practitioner, to Directors of the Board of the Company and the Human Resources manager.
Those wishing to read this full article are invited to contact us so we can distribute at no cost. We hope you enjoy reading as much as we enjoyed putting it together!
The incessant growth of social and digital media has created a wealth of opportunities for business, but due to their very nature have also created problems, not least in respect of compliance, risk management and governance issues. So what does it represent? A gourmet platter of opportunity for business? Or a minefield of risk for the unwary?
In this article, Sam Gibbins explores the balance of opportunities these new forms of connection and communication afford business and their potential downsides. Through an examination of a series of real life example cases that put the practical impact of these developments into context, and highlight additional imminent challenges, Sam builds on them to provide a series of recommendations for the development of our social media policies, which provide welcome direction and a checklist for action for those of us who are, perhaps, still playing catch up...