The saying that a fish rots from the head down denotes that timeless truth that the culture and ethos of leadership will be reflected downstream. When one looks at the fall of organisations, it is difficult to find a tale of woe that was not precipitated, or at least facilitated, by those at the upper echelons of an organisation.
In our latest Themis briefing note, we explore why it is so important for senior managers to set a clear ‘tone at the top’ when it comes to financial crime mitigation. In the UK, this is inextricably linked to the Senior Managers & Certification Regime (SM&CR), which makes designated senior managers personally liable and accountable for their actions. What are the SM&CR’s key tenets and what does it mean for your organisation? Read to find out more.