Man sentenced for fraud – Aylesbury

I found this on the Thames Valley police website. It demonstrates the importance of background checks on potential employees, and also that there is a remedy for dishonesty at job interviews. A man has been sentenced to three months’ imprisonment and fined after being convicted of fraud in Aylesbury. Following a Thames Valley Police investigation, […]

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SUN, SEA AND CYBERCRIME

I have unashamedly copied this blog from Team Cymru Blog And so, dear reader, the summer season is upon us. Depending on your exact locale, the roads are probably either emptying or filling up with cars loaded down with suitcases, roof boxes, bicycles and excitable kids. You may be planning your own trip, either domestically […]

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6 EASY WAYS TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FRAUD IN YOUR BUSINESS

  The Smaller the Business, the Greater the Risk Smaller businesses tend to suffer disproportionately larger losses through fraud than larger businesses. Also, specific fraud risks encountered by small businesses are different to those faced by larger organisations. For example, cheque tampering occurred in 22% of small business frauds, compared to 7% in larger organisations. […]

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Freedom of Information Act 2000

The legislation Tony Blair said his administration’s support for the act in 2000 was his biggest mistake in government, claiming it has stopped honest discussions between ministers and their close aides. And David Cameron criticised the “endless discovery process” of responding to freedom of information (FIO) requests. Let me share two quotes with you, the […]

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The Business Case for Fraud Risk Management

The cost of fraud to your business: • Turnover – £100,000 • Net Profit – £10,000 or 10% of t/o • Simple fraud – for example: Theft of inventory, value £1,000 per year or 1% of t/o • Extra turnover necessary to restore net income to the level it would have been without the £1,000 […]

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Employee theft and fraud – Investigating theft by an employee from your business

If you suspect that one of your employees is a thief, what do you do? If you decide to investigate yourself, there are risks to consider. Badly conducted investigations can damage vital evidence and the reputation of the organisation, as well as staff morale. Some of the key risks associated with fraud investigations include: Reluctance […]

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Know your customer

We are now able to offer a brand new product aimed at our Clients who do business with small and medium size companies. Up until now the only way to check the financial integrity of your new customers was a laborious, time consuming and costly search through various databases. Not anymore! We have developed a report that gathers […]

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