Governance lessons from the Post Office

Multiple-choice questions. In order to be awarded CPD units you must answer the following five random questions correctly. If you fail the test, please reread the article before attempting the questions again.

  1. Who has ultimate responsibility for establishing good corporate governance and ethics in an organisation?

  2. Which provision for best board practice does the article refer to?

  3. Who wrote the following in 2023: ‘I am proud to work for a company that has the highest standards of integrity and which passionately protects its people and reputation’

  4. According to BDO, how much did UK fraud increase by in 2023?

  5. Which Covid-19 scheme has seen particular abuse?

  6. What is the ‘fraud triangle’ behavioural model?

  7. In the case of Patisserie Valerie, whose actions in particular were responsible for its collapse

  8. How may directors were disqualified in 2022/23?

  9. Of the directors disqualified in 2022/23, roughly what proportion were involved in cases of abuse of Covid-19 support schemes?

  10. What is the upper estimate for losses incurred by Covid-19 support schemes?

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