Press Statements

BBC Response to Dame Janet Smith Review published

Following the publication of the Dame Janet Smith report in February 2016 the BBC published a progress report in July 2016 and undertook to provide a response to Dame Janet’s recommendations by the end of the year. This has now been published and sets out the action the BBC has taken to address the recommendations made…

Enforcement needs to top agenda at anti-corruption summit

“World leaders gathering in the UK on Thursday for the UK Government’s international anti-corruption summit need to put enforcement at the top of the list,” said Leo Martin director of leading business ethics and compliance advisers GoodCorporation. Of the 41 signatories to the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention, only four countries are considered to be active enforcers…

GoodCorporation welcomes Transparency International’s Report on Global Corruption in Sport

“When you can write a 400-page report about why something is wrong, you’re not dealing with a minor yellow card offence. Sport has tolerated foul play for far too long, so Transparency International is absolutely right to call for real, irreversible change in its Global Corruption Report on Sport. Poor governance, corruption, doping and match-fixing threaten…

Dame Janet Smith Review published by the BBC

The BBC has published in full the report by Dame Janet Smith of her inquiry into culture and practices at the BBC during the Jimmy Saville and Stuart Hall years. Ahead of the Dame Janet Smith Report, GoodCorporation published its review of the BBC’s child protection and whistleblowing policies. Dame Janet Smith accepted the findings of…

GoodCorporation launches Sports Governance Framework

Sport has moved off the back page to become front-page news. With repeated allegations of wrongdoing such as doping, bribery, cheating and match fixing, it’s time for a new set of rules. To help governing bodies maintain the integrity of their organisation on and off the field, GoodCorporation has launched its Sports Governance Framework. The…