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Corruption In The Uk

CORRUPTION IN THE UK WHY CORRUPTION MATTERS TO THE UK? AS IN ANY COUNTRY, CORRUPTION IN THE UK HAS VICTIMS. HOWEVER, THEY MAY BE LESS APPARENT IN THE UK BECAUSE THE Y ARE PART OF MARGINALISED GROUPS IN SOCIETY / BECAUSE THE CORRUPTION OPERATES IN INTANGIBLE WAYS & SO THE VICTIMS ARE NOT IMMEDIATELY CLEAR. пт TAX (X) M. Ш Ш sllII DIRECT DAMAGE TO VICTIMS INDIRECT DAMAGE TO VICTIMS DIRECT ECONOMIC DAMAGE TO VICTIMS INDIRECTECONOMIC DAMAGE TO VICTIMS GENERAL DAMAGE TO SOCIETY GENERAL DAMAGE TO THE ECONOMY EXPORTING CORRUPTION &DAMAGING OVERSEAS ECONOMIES & SOCIETIES OFTEN THOSE MOST MARGINALISED, SKEWING THE SYSTEM IN FAVOUR OF THOSE WHO ARE CORRUPT, HONEST COMPANIES THAT CANNOT COMPETE FAIRLYAGAINST BRIBE-PAYING COMPETITORS & MAY LOSE REVENUES - ALSO INDIRECTLY AFFECTING JOBS, INVESTMENT & SHAREHOLDER RETURNS. HIGHER LOCAL GOVERNMENT EXPENDITURE DUE TO UNNECESSARY / INEFFICIENT PROCUREMENT IN CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS, LEADING TO INCREASED COUNCILTAX BILLS. UNDERMINING TRUST IN GOVERNMENT, DEMOCRACY / PARLIAMENT. ECONOMIC DAMAGE CAUSED BY ORGANISED CRIME. A UK COMPANY PAYING BRIBES OVERSEAS. FOR EXAMPLE: EXPLOITED IMMIGRANTS / WOMEN TRAFFICKED INTO THE SEX INDUSTRY. FOR EXAMPLE: CRIMINALS WHO MANIPULATE SOCIAL HOUSING ALLOCATIONS, TO THE DETRIMENT OFTHOSE MOST IN NEED. HOW CORRUPTION OPERATES IN THE UK? CORRUPTION IS AT TIMES AGAINST THE LAW, AND AT TIMES LEGAL BUT UNETHICAL. GOVERNMENT CONTRACT HOUSING ASSOCIA TION POLITICAL PARTY BIDDING COMPANY NO. 1 NO. 2 CONSTRUCTION COMPANIES EXTENDED FAMILY MEMBER OF THE HOUSE OF LORDS A COMPANY EMPLOYEE SPORTS EVENT PRISON ATNATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE TRUST SIPHONS OFF PROFITS FROM A TRANSACTION INTO A PERSONAL BANK ACCOUNT SMUGGLE MOBILE PHONE AGREEING IN ADVANCE ALLOCATES PROPERTIES UNFAIRLY HOSPITALITY DURING A TENDER PROCESS NOMINATING AN INDIVIDUAL WHO IS A LARGE PARTY DONOR BRIBERY COLLUSION CONFLICT OF INTEREST CRONYISM OR NEPOTISM FRAUD GIFTS & HOSPITALITY THE OFFERING, PROMISING, GIVING, ACCEPTING/ SOLICITING OF AN ADVANTAGE AS AN INDUCEMENT FOR AN ACTION WHICH IS ILLEGAL, UNETHICAL / A BREACH OF TRUST. GIFTS, LOANS, FEES, REWARDS/ETC. A SECRET AGREEMENT BETWEEN PARTIES, IN THE PUBLIC & / PRIVATE SECTOR, TO CONSPIRE TO COMMIT ACTIONS AIMED TO DECEIVE OR COMMIT FRAUD WITH THE OBJECTIVE OF ILLICIT FINANCIAL GAIN. THE PARTIES INVOLVED OFTEN ARE REFERRED TO AS CARTELS'. SITUATION WHERE AN INDIVIDUAL / THE ENTITY FOR WHICH THEY WORK, WHETHER A GOVERN- MENT, BUSINESS, MEDIA OUTLET / CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATION, IS CONFRONTED WITH CHOOSING BETWEEN THE DUTIES & DEMANDS OF THEIR POSITION &THEIR OWN PRIVATE INTERESTS. FAVOURITISMBASED ON ACQUAINTANCES & FAMILIAR RELATIONSHIPS WHEREBY SOMEONE IN AN OFFICIAL POSITIONEXPLOITS HIS / HER POWER & AUTHORITY TO PROVIDE A JOB / FAVOUR TO A FAMILY MEMBER / FRIEND, EVEN THOUGH HE / SHE MAY NOT BE QUALIFIED / DESERVING. TO CHEAT. THE ACT OF INTENTIONALLY DECEIVING SOMEONE IN ORDER TO GAIN AN UNFAIR OR ILLEGAL ADVANTAGE (FINANCIAL, POLITICAL / OTHERWISE). THEY COULD AFFECT / BE PERCEIVED TO AFFECT THE OUTCOME OF BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS AND ARE NOT REASONABLE & BONA FIDE SENIOR GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS LONDON BANK ACCOUNT FORMER GOVERNMENT MINISTER ELECTED REPRESENTATIVE POLICE OFFICER PRESIDENT SSS INFLUENCE ZEGISLATION IN COMPANY'S FAVOUR PLANNING DECISION TAKING A JOB IE SPORTING INVESTIGATION BODY ELECTING LACK OF TRANSPARENCY FROM BOTH COMPANY & GOVERNMENT ABOUT THE ACCESS & INFLUENCE A SOLICITOR WHO ACTS AS AN INTERMEDIARY IN A CORRUPT TRANSACTION A FORMER GOVERNMENT MINISTER TAKING A JOB WITH A COMPANY TO WHICH HE / SHE AWARDED A CONTRACT A REPRESENTATIVECANINFLUENCE& WILL BENEFIT FROM THE DECISION / USE IT TO CREATE / REPAY A FAVOUR. ANOFFICER DISCLOSING THE PROGRESS OF ANINVESTIGATION TO ONE OF THE PARTIES BEING SOMEONE SEEKS TO ENSURE THEIR ELECTION BY SECRETLY DISPENSING / PROMISING INAPPROPRIATE FAVOURS. LOBBYING MONEY LAUNDERING REVOLVING DOOR ABUSE OF AUTHORITY TRADING IN INFLUENCE ILLEGAL DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION & MISUSE OF ITSYSTEMS VOTE RIGGING ANY ACTIVITY TO INFLUENCE A INSTITUTION'S POLICIES & DECISIONS IN FAVOUR OF A SPECIFIC CAUSE /OUTCOME. EVEN WHEN ALLOWED BY LAW, THESE ACTSCAN BECOME DISTORTIVE IF DISPROPORTIONATELEVELS OF INFLUENCE EXIST BY COMPANIES, ASSOCIATIONS, ORGANISATIONS & INDIVIDUALS. THE PROCESS OF CONCEALING THE ORIGIN, OWNERSHIP / DESTINATION OF ILLEGALLY / DISHONESTLY OBTAINED MONE Y BY HIDING IT WITHINLEGITIMATE ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES. AN INDIVIDUAL WHO MOVES BACK & FORTH BETWEEN PUBLIC OFFICE & PRIVATE COMPANIES, EXPLOITING HIS/HER PERIOD OF GOVERNMENT SERVICE FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE COMPANIES THEY USED TO REGULATE. WHAT IS THE PUBLIC OPINION OF CORRUPTION IN THE UK? 33% 5% 2% 12% 1% 9% 17% 17% NOT A PROBLEM AT ALL NOT AT ALL INCREASED A LITTLE DECREASED A LITTLE NOT REALLY A PROBLEM EFFECTIVE LIMITED EXTENT STRONGLY DISAGREE 25% 32% 28% 28% CORRUPTION A SLIGHT PROBLEM SOMEWHAT DISAGREE NEITHER EFFECTIVE NOR INEFFECTIVE 32% 28% $32% 43% 45% 45% INEFFECTIVE LARGE EXTENT A PROBLEM AGREE INCREASED ALOT STAYED THE SAME 1% 29% 16% 17% 13% DECREASE A LOT A SERIOUS PROBLEM NOT AT ALL VERY INEFFECTIVE STRONGLY AGREE OVER THE PAST 2 YEARS HOW HAS TO WHAT EXTENT DO YOU THINK THE LEVEL OF CORRUPTION IN THIS CORRUPTION IS A PROBLEM IN THE COUNTRY/TERRITORY CHANGED? PUBLIC SECTOR IN THIS COUNTRY TO WHAT EXTENTIS THIS GOVERNMENT RUN BY A FEW BIG ENTITIES ACTING IN THEIR OWN BEST INTERESTS? HOW EFFECTIVE DO YOU THINK YOUR GOVERNMENT'S ACTIONS ARE IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION? TO WHATEXTENT DO YOU AGREE THAT ORDINARY PEOPLE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION? / TERRITORY? iji 66% 55% 17% 18% 69% 34% 49% 18% 24% 19% 32% 45% 7% 11% 4% 3% 11% 8% 19% 21% NGO'S MEDICAL & HEALTH SERVICES MEDIA POLITICAL PARLIAMENT MILITARY PARTIES / LEGISLATURE RELIGIOUS BODIES EDUCATION JUDICIARY MEDICAL & HEALTH SERVICES BUSINESS POLICE PUBLIC OFFICIALS & CIVIL SERVANTS LAND SERVICES TAX REVENUE POLICE JUDICIARY EDUCATION SERVICES UTILITIES REGISTRY & PERMIT SERVICES SYSTEM PERCENTAGE OF RESPONDENTS WHO FELT THESE INSTITUTIONS WERE CORRUPT/EXTREMELY CORRUPT IN THIS COUNTRY/TERRITORY HAVE YOU OR ANYONE IN YOUR HOUSEHOLD PAID A BRIBE TO ONE OF THESE EIGHT SERVICES IN THE LAST 12 MONTHS? COMPANY FIX THE OUTCOME OF A MATCH SPORTS S$S LOSE PASS IMMIGRATION PEOPLE-SMUGGLING THE PRESIDENT OF A CORRUPT COUNTRY BID PRICE S$S PRICE BID COMPANY BEING INVESTIGATED II HEAD OF PROCUREMENT

Corruption In The Uk

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Special Mention | VISUALISING CORRUPTION: INFOGRAPHIC COMPETITION Transparency International UK (TI-UK) recently held an infographic competition on the topic of corruption in the UK. Entries wil...

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