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  • 14 Nov 2014 6:50 PM | Sylvia Jones

    The Risk:Value report from NTT Com Security, based on a survey of 800 senior business decision-makers globally, was designed to determine the level of risk in large organisations and the value that senior executives place on data and information security.


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  • 12 Nov 2014 5:11 PM | Sylvia Jones

    The short guide aims to help risk professionals understand and identify business behaviours that could put firms at risk of breaking competition law by straying into anti-competitive practices. The potential repercussions of breaking the law are significant and include heavy fines, prison sentences, director disqualifications and reputational damage.


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  • 12 Nov 2014 2:55 PM | Sylvia Jones

    There is a wealth of existing evidence about British public attitudes towards working age benefits and those who receive them. These data show that strong support for the principle of benefits is tempered by cynicism about many of those who are supported by benefits; attitudes which have hardened over recent  

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  • 07 Nov 2014 2:10 PM | Sylvia Jones

    Latest estimates show £3.4bn of benefit was overpaid due to claimant error, fraud or official error in 2013/14. This is 2.1% of benefit expenditure. The rate has been between 2.0% and 2.2% since 2005/06 with no statistically significant changes.

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  • 04 Nov 2014 2:34 PM | David Clark (Administrator)

    A quick description of out of court disposals at July 2014


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  • 31 Oct 2014 6:08 PM | David Clark (Administrator)

    This month marks the first-year anniversary of the NCA. The NCA are now an established part of the law enforcement landscape and will continue to reinforce our position as the leaders of the UK’s fight to cut serious and organised crime.


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  • 31 Oct 2014 1:01 PM | David Clark (Administrator)

    The importance of cyber security continues to grow as businesses increasingly use digital technology to transform their business operations and customer engagement. This  report raises specific issues and concerns that auditors are aware of in the cyber-security environment.

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  • 27 Oct 2014 9:18 AM | David Clark (Administrator)

    The 10th annual progress report on OECD Anti-Bribery Convention enforcement. The OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions requires each signatory country to make foreign bribery a crime holding individuals and enterprises responsible.

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  • 25 Oct 2014 2:40 PM | David Clark (Administrator)

    The code provides a set of key principles for an effective counter fraud response.  The principles cover the importance of leadership, governance and operational arrangements. It builds on CIPFA’s previous guidance on counter fraud and follows the recent establishment of the CIPFA Counter Fraud Centre.


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  • 23 Oct 2014 7:44 PM | David Clark (Administrator)

    Fraud valued at £188 million was detected by England’s councils in 2013/14, a ten-fold increase since 1990. The figure beats all records for the past 25 years, the Audit Commission revealed in its latest report on fraud in local government


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