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Steps to take after employee fraud

With the UK economy currently in limbo and inflation set to rise to it’s highest level ever, there is a chance that employee fraud will increase as pockets tighten. Employers should ensure they have procedures in place to handle fraud should it arise. Question: What initial steps should be taken […]

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Steps to reduce workplace fraud

Fraud in the workplace (occupational fraud) is a major threat to small businesses. Very Small Organisations appear to suffer the most. A reason for this is a lack of anti-fraud controls incomparison to large businesses, making these businesses exposed to fraud. So what should a business owner do? 1. If an employee […]

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Internal Fraud growing

Internal fraud in financial institutions appears to be a growing problem. There have been a number of cases in which individuals working for financial services firms have been coerced into providing information on customers to outsiders who have then used the information to commit fraud. Alternatively the fraud may be […]

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£1.5m employee fraud

Insurer Norwich Union confirmed that it had instituted legal action against a member of staff in the wake of a £1.5m employee fraud believed to have originated in one of the company’s claims departments. Some £3 billion in the UK go through the company’s claims offices, based at several locations […]

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