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Uncovering Food Fraud by Optimizing Due Diligence

Food fraud is not a new issue in the food industry. This unethical practice is intricately complex, encompassing deliberate actions aimed at deceiving consumers or gaining undue economic benefits through food manipulation. This includes contaminating food materials, substituting raw ingredients, falsifying labels, manipulating production processes, certification fraud, and fraud within...

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Brand Protection: Market Surveys and Inspections

Brand protection plays a crucial role in various aspects for businesses. Beyond providing legal safeguards and augmenting brand value, it safeguards investments, preserves company reputation, and shields consumers from the perils of counterfeit products. Two very important methods in brand protection efforts are market surveys and inspections. While distinct in purpose,...

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Banking Fraud Alert: Unveiling The Latest Schemes

Fraud within the banking industry has grown into an increasingly pressing issue, marked by a noticeable surge in both the frequency and financial impact. The Global Banking Fraud Survey reveals that more than half of respondents reported a significant upswing in both the scale and occurrence of fraudulent cases Another study...

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Exposing The Practice of Bank Account Trading

The practice of bank account trading is on the rise in Indonesia, haunting the local banking sector. This modus operandi has spread and become a frightening menace.  This practice typically includes the theft of identities, the fraudulent forging of identity cards, and even the unwitting participation of legitimate account holders. A recent...

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Securing The Recruitment Process with Competency Certificate Verification

In the recruitment process, one of the most crucial factors to consider is the abilities and qualifications of prospective candidates. One common method used to gauge these abilities is through competency certificate verification.  These certificates are official documents that serve as proof that an individual has successfully completed specific training or...

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corruption

Unmasking corruption: the fight for transparency

The Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions index for 2022 ranked Thailand 101st out of 180 countries and territories, signaling an ongoing struggle in the battle against corruption. As Thailand strives to cleanse its system, two recent high-profile cases have captured the nation's attention, shedding light on the magnitude of this issue....

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criminal checks

Criminal checks in Thailand: a comprehensive overview

The process of conducting criminal background checks is a vital practice in numerous organizations, especially within high-risk industries like transportation, construction, and healthcare. These checks are at the core of employment background screening and are crucial for HR departments in making well-informed decisions before hiring prospective employees. They play a...

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Pre-employment screening: request for consent to release information

Has your company requested the candidates’ consent prior to the pre-employment screening? In Indonesia, the protection of personal data, candidates’ personal data, in this case, is referred to The Minister of Communication and Information Technology Regulation No. 20 of 2016 concerning The Protection of Personal Data (PPD). PPD regulation is...

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Whistleblowing: 5 measures companies can take to decrease the fear of retaliation

It is no secret that employees who blow the whistle on wrongdoings are often subjected to horrendous retaliation. This ranges from ostracism, intimidation, and dismissal, to harassment and more. Despite the existence of the whistleblowing system, retaliation often causes employees to be reluctant to report important issues and this would...

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