'Cost of compliance' survey for UK organisations.

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The Institute for the Management of Information Systems (IMIS) is commissioning a survey to gauge the effectiveness of corporate policies and the current cost of compliance in the UK. Although legislation currently only affects organisations in the UK in a limited way, corporate governance legislation is set to become the norm in Europe within the next few years. The IMIS survey aims to show how organisations view the value of policies, how they are implemented and managed, and the importance of compliance.


If applied effectively, policies to meet regulations and legislation should have positive effects on the efficiency and morale of an organisation, claims IMIS yet through lack of understanding, many boards see only the negative side of protection against litigation and corporate punishment....

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