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Language warning-Why women tune out

24 Jun 20
by Cris Parker, Director, The BFSO + Head of The Ethics Alliance
There are some early claims that Generation Z women are smarter with money than their mothers and grandmothers have been. They will need to be.

The ethics of financial literacy… what would you do?

24 Jun 20
by By David Goldfeld, UBank + BFSO Young Ambassador
An initial meeting to assess the needs and values of a potential new customer turns in to a self-reflection exercise that sees you questioning your own values and where your duty lies.

The ethics of data collection... what would you do?

17 Jun 20
by Anonymous
When it comes to data collection, businesses emphasise speed, efficiency and simplicity. Automation of processes can enable the transformation of outdated, manual processes and make it easier and quicker to complete work every day. It can remove duplication of work and increase productivity to help us better do our jobs. It can help us to stay on track and notify us of something we may have forgotten. It can help us to grow and accelerate as a business.  There are, however, concerns over wh...

The ethics of being a confidant... what would you do?

10 Jun 20
by The Banking + Finance Oath
You are a Human Resources Business Partner to an IT team of 45 people in a large financial institution. The team is leading a high profile systems transformation that will take the business through a significant change in the way it deals with customers.

The ethics of managing small business customers in times of crisis... what would you do?

03 Jun 20
by The Banking + Finance Oath
At a time when so many small to medium businesses are being pushed to the limit, is it possible to balance compassion with realism?

The Oath

  • Trust is the foundation of my profession.
  • I will serve all interests in good faith.
  • I will compete with honour.
  • I will pursue my ends with ethical restraint.
  • I will help create a sustainable future.
  • I will help create a more just society.
  • I will speak out against wrongdoing and support others who do the same.
  • I will accept responsibility for my actions.
  • In these and all other matters;
    My word is my bond.