They say a week is a long time in politics. Two months down the line the warnings issued by the Director-General of the National Crime Agency ring louder than ever.
There is an increased threat of UK companies coming into contact with bribery and corruption post Brexit.
Given the apparent prospect of a no deal Brexit, companies need to protect themselves now with adequate anti-bribery and corruption policies and procedures in order that they can start negotiating contracts quickly and safely, should the need arise.
“It is a realistic possibility that the UK’s exit from the EU will impact the prevalence of bribery and corruption over the next five years, as UK companies potentially come into greater contact with corrupt markets,”