Bribery Act

Anti-Bribery and Corruption

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This Anti-Bribery and Corruption course meets the regulations of the UK governing bribery and corruption in the Bribery Act 2010 for effective compliance in the United Kingdom & recognised internationally.

Approved by CPD & Institute of Hospitality

In the UK,  25% of organisations face pressure to accept bribes or make illegal payments each year, which can result in losing business to competitors. Our Anti-Bribery and Corruption course covers the causes of corruption and bribery, the UK Bribery Act 2010, risk management strategies, ISO 37001 compliance, and employee responsibilities to safeguard your business and reputation.

Bribery is a more common occurrence than many people realise. It affects all levels of society, including business-to-business activity in the UK and worldwide. Inducements can range from small “facilitation payments” to gifts worth millions of pounds, making them difficult to track down.

The online Anti-Bribery and Corruption training course helps organisations understand the importance of complying with the Bribery Act 2010 regulations and implementing a solid anti-bribery policy. Its goal is to raise awareness about the significance of preventing bribery and corruption.

This course explores why bribery and corruption happen and outlines their prevalence. It explains how standard business practices like gifts, hospitality, sponsorships, and donations can be exploited as bribes.

It also covers the legislation in place both in the UK and internationally and the severe penalties that can be brought against someone found to be acting corrupt. The consequences of non-compliance can include heavy fines or lengthy prison sentences for employers and employees.

Finally, it will show managers and employees ways to reduce the risk of bribery and corruption in their organisations, mainly through anti-bribery and anti-corruption policies.




This Anti-Bribery and Corruption online course is approved by:

 CPD certification service :

The CPD certification service helps organisations to formalise their expertise into a structured and recognised approach in learning. This conforms the course content is alilgned to the universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.


Institute of Hospitality:

This is a professional body for managers and aspiring managers working and studying in hospitality, leisure and tourism sectors. The institute helps the managers to become the most demanded manaagers within the industry. This recognition makes this course demanding for accomodation managers, catering managers, chef, conference centre managers, event managers, fast food restaurant managers, hotel managers, public house managers, restaurant managers, retail managers and even for apprentices.

  • Define bribery, understand the criteria differentiating it from gifts, and identify its motivations and effects on business and society.

  • Recognise the main legislation, offences, and principles promoted by anti-bribery laws and the consequences and penalties of non-compliance with the Bribery Act.

  • Minimise bribery risk through employee responsibilities and risk assessment.

  • Apply the Anti-Bribery Management System ISO 37001 and evaluate its effectiveness in business and commerce.

  • Understand the provisions of the Bribery Act 2010 and identify potential bribery risk situations and circumstances.

  • Draft an anti-bribery and corruption policy that contains necessary information and understand when a business might need one.


This anti-bribery course is appropriate for all businesses that must establish an anti-bribery policy within their organisation. It is also suitable for individuals who want to enhance their understanding of the Bribery Act 2010 and those responsible for ensuring that anti-bribery measures are implemented in the workplace. This is appropriate for both new and experienced employees, including but not limited to the following:

  • All employees

  • Managers 

  • Directors

  • Consultants 

  • Contractors 

  • Others associated with the organisation

  • Banks

  • Credit unions

  • Asset managers

  • Insurance

  • Money-services-businesses (MSBs)

  • Securities broker-dealers

  • Credit card issuers

  • Alternate payment systems

  • All levels of an organisation may encounter bribery or corrupt working practices.

Module 1: Introduction 

This module introduces the topic. It covers the definitions of bribery and corruption, the legal and regulatory landscape, the impact of bribery and corruption on businesses and society, and the importance of developing effective anti-bribery and corruption policies and procedures.

Module 2: Why Corruption and Bribery Occur

This module explains why corruption and bribery occur. It covers the various factors contributing to bribery and corruption, including cultural, social, economic, and political influences. Understanding why corruption and bribery occur is essential in developing effective measures to prevent and detect these unethical practices.

Module 3: The UK Bribery Act 2010

This module focuses on the UK Bribery Act 2010. It covers the Act’s key provisions, including the four primary offences, the corporate offence of failure to prevent bribery, and the penalties for non-compliance. The UK Bribery Act is one of the world’s most comprehensive and stringent anti-bribery laws.

Module 4: Reducing the Risk: Management 

This module covers risk management strategies to reduce bribery and corruption risk. It explains how to identify and assess bribery and corruption risks, develop effective policies and procedures, and implement and monitor risk management controls. Effective risk management is crucial in preventing bribery and corruption within an organisation.

Module 5: ISO 37001 and Employee Responsibilities

This module explains ISO 37001, the international standard for anti-bribery management systems. It also outlines employee responsibilities in preventing and detecting bribery and corruption, including reporting suspicions and the consequences of non-compliance. Compliance with ISO 37001 and employee awareness and training are critical components of an effective anti-bribery program.


At the end of the course there is a multiple-choice exam. The required pass mark for all modules is 70%. It is essential to achieve the requried pass mark to issue a certificate.

Retake information :

You will be given 3 attempts at each module. If a module is failed on the third attempt,
it will become locked and you need to contact us for the module to be
unlocked again. You are only permitted up to 3 extra attempts per

You can take the exam up to 3 times, and if not successful, should repay the course fee and start again.

Course Duration:

50 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off.

It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

After successful completion ofthe course the learner will achieve a Certification of Completion from Course Central and Achievement Certificate.
Your can order printed course certificate to be delivered by post.  Once successfully the order is placed you can expect the certificates to arrive within 5-7 working days in UK and Europe. For rest of the world it can take upto 12 working days.


This entirely online course can be accessed from any device with the following system specifications:

    Browser: Up to date web browser
    • Video: Up to date video drivers

    • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM

    • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)


Try before you buy

You can always check the first module of our course for free

Course FAQ

An approved course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Approved courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification. However, the Certificate of Completion and Transcript for the course showing the awarding body’s logo  confirms that you have the best knowledge and skill for the job role.


There are no prerequisites for this course. However, it is advised have at least Level 1 understanding for a Level 2 course  and  a Level 2 understanding for a Level 3 course. This helps to contextualise the content delivered through the course and ensure effective learning.

Having a minimum literacy, numeracy, English  as the course content in mainly in Enfglish.

A basic understanding of how to use a website through your device to access, attend and complete assessments will benefit the user.


Your course will be assigned to you within 24 hours upon successful completion of your purchase.

CPD is your Continuous Professional Development, an investment you make in yourself. It helps to keep your skills and knowledge up to date to prepare yourself for the greater responsibilities you want. We have a range of CPD courses for you to complete online.

Once you achive 70% pass mark for all modules you’ll be able to see your digital certificate straightaway. We can email you the digital certificate within 24 hours. It is essential to achieve the requried pass mark to issue a certificate.

You can take the exam up to 3 times, and if not successful, should repay the course fee and start again.

We also have option for you to order printed course certificate to be delivered by post to your work or home address.  Once successfully the order is placed you can expect the certificates to arrive within 5-7 working days in UK and Europe. For rest of the world it can take upto 12 working days.

You can always buy this course for your team members. Please let us know about your business training needs. You also gift this course to your family and friends. Just let us know after successful purchase of the course.

This course will aid refresher training. It will give evidence of an understanding for staff induction. It will evidence awareness and improve your knowledge supporting your current skillset.

How this course works?

Step 1: Purchase and payment
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Step 2: Course Access

Upon successful payment, please look for an email from [email protected] for your course access detail. For single-course purchases, you'll have unique access details. When you purchase more courses, they will be added to your account.
If you purchase multiple courses for your team, all the access details will be emailed to the team members.

Step 3: Certificate

Once you complete your course, you'll receive a PDF certificate instantly. However, you can order the printed certificate, and we will send a hard copy of your certificate to your UK postal address. This might take 5-7 working days, although we will try to deliver it as soon as possible.

Please note: if your company pays by invoice, we can only issue certificates after your order has been fully paid.

Step 4: Support

Our friendly Learner support team is happy to help at any stage of your course. Call us on 0203 488 1760 (Mon - Fri: 10 pm - 4 pm | Excluding Bank Holidays) or contact [email protected]. Alternatively, have a look into our support page for useful information and guidance to complete your course.

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