With an aim of making India a global talent hub, companies across the board are making unswerving efforts to attract and retain talent. One of the most prolific methods that most organizations adopt is the concept of employee referrals. Besides being a more cost-effective recruitment tool, it also motivates and encourages current employees to contribute … More Is your company suffering from viral referrals?
Gender parity is a subject of much discussion in these times, with the World Economic Forum estimating that it will take about 117 years to achieve this feat globally, according to its Global Gender Gap Report 2015. On the occasion of International Women’s Day, we thought it ideal to evaluate the transition of the industry … More Preventing sexual harassment of women at work – an important factor on the path to gender parity
Would you randomly hand out the key to your home? Or maybe the user ID to your personal laptop or bank account? The answer is a definitive no. Then why do individuals not pay heed to maintaining the confidentiality of access credentials at their workplace? It is a well-known fact in this digital era that … More ‘Fraud buster’ series – Divulging the golden code
In our last segment of EYPerspecTV with Mr. Vinod Rai, former Chairman of United Nations Panel of External Auditors and 11th Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India, we discussed the new Companies Act 2013 and debated on the role of whistle-blowing in India. In the second segment of this three part series, Mr. Rai gives guidance to private … More EYPerspecTV – Interview with Vinod Rai (Part 2)
One of the key aspects discussed in the earlier blogpost, ‘Fraud buster’ series – Dealing with employee frauds, was that organizations can address employee frauds through job rotation and mandatory vacation policies, along with other internal controls. Taking a cue from that, it may be practical to consider the tenure of an individual in a certain … More ‘Fraud buster’ series – Can job rotation help diminish fraud risks?
Our last post on ‘Fraud buster series – Dealing with employee frauds’ covered some of the reasons for employees to be involved in fraudulent activities. In continuation with the same theme, the focus will now be on how companies are increasingly getting exposed to such fraud risks. If you think that an employee is a … More ‘Fraud buster’ series – Managing the complexities of employee frauds
Being a sensitive subject, most often instances of sexual harassment have been, metaphorically speaking, swept under the carpet. This stance needs to change. Recognising the general approach which has traditionally prevailed around this area, the Government introduced the Sexual Harassment of Women at the Workplace Act 2013 to ensure the safety of women at their place … More Is your organizational approach to sexual harassment provocative or proactive?
The positivity emanating from the India growth story can sometimes be shrouded by a dark shadow – a danger called fraud. Over time, awareness levels around advanced threats have increased owing to focused regulatory changes; this has led companies to re-examine their business practices. However, there are still many instances when they may struggle to … More ‘Fraud buster’ series – Dealing with employee frauds