2015 Publications

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  • 28 Jul 2015 8:37 PM | Sylvia Jones

    This is the first Protecting the Public Purse (PPP) report solely focusing on London boroughs. It has been developed by The European Institute for Combatting Corruption And Fraud (TEICCAF), on behalf of the London Boroughs’ Fraud Investigators’ Group (LBFIG). This is the first such regional report for any region of the country.



  • 28 Jul 2015 1:40 PM | Sylvia Jones

    FCA Chairman, John Griffith-Jones, presents his end of year review to Parliament. Regulation has a crucial role to play in the financial services sector. It is a key driver of reform, and a critical means of establishing confidence in financial markets, allowing consumers to have confidence and firms to prosper and support economic growth.



  • 21 Jul 2015 1:21 PM | Sylvia Jones

    Every type of department can benefit from comparing its structure, resources and performance to those at similar organizations; internal fraud investigation departments are no exception. Often, when evaluating a fraud investigation team, management has to rely primarily on the organization’s own historical data. And organizations that decide to establish new fraud teams might have very little data to guide them.



  • 21 Jul 2015 1:19 PM | Sylvia Jones

     The main statistical release and supporting tables and charts provide estimates of fraud and error for benefit expenditure administered by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). This includes a range of benefits to derive estimates using different methods, as detailed in ‘Our Measurement System’ Estimates of fraud and error for various benefits have been derived using three different methods,


  • 09 Jul 2015 3:18 PM | Sylvia Jones

    The Government recently published a report titled "Insight into awareness and impact of the Bribery Act 2010: Among small and medium sized enterprises", which was formed in response to the July 2013 Business Services Red Tape Challenge that recommended SMEs be given more guidance on the appropriate application of the Bribery Act.



  • 07 Jul 2015 12:02 PM | Sylvia Jones

     The available research and a consensus of expert assessments suggest a very large amount of corrupt wealth, stolen from around the world, is invested in the UK. However, only a handful of suspicious transactions and assets related to “grand corruption” have been frozen in the UK. This discussion paper aims to initiate and inform a much needed debate about what level of power should be available to the UK Government in order to provide a proportionate response to the laundering of the proceeds of corruption and the harm caused by grand corruption.




  • 30 Jun 2015 6:38 PM | Sylvia Jones

    The public expects high ethical standards from the police that serve them. Trust in the police is vital – from the Chief Constable to the most junior police officer. Police ethics – their honesty, their integrity, their impartiality, their openness – should be beyond reproach. Above all, this requires effective accountability and leadership to create a culture where high standards of behaviour are the norm 

  • 26 Jun 2015 11:25 AM | Sylvia Jones

    Themes in the 2015 assessment include:

    - An overall increase in the risk from human trafficking and modern slavery, and an increase in labour exploitation - Money laundering is now a high priority risk in its own right - The expectation that criminals will focus on mobile malware as the use of apps for financial transactions increases- The growing complexity of tracing online criminal activity as the next generation of IP addresses rolls out - Bribery and corruption remain critical enablers for all types of criminality



  • 23 Jun 2015 3:58 PM | Sylvia Jones

    This year’s report presents statistical analysis of the employee fraud trends identified by organisations that share data through the Cifas Internal Fraud Database, as well as a range of features on data sharing, the true cost of insider frauds, psychology of fraudsters, degree fraud, vetting and screening, whistleblowing and instilling an anti-fraud culture inside your organisation.



  • 04 Jun 2015 10:36 PM | David Clark (Administrator)

    There has been an increase in the number of both large and small organisations experiencing breaches, reversing the slight decrease found last year's report. 90% of large organisations reported they had  suffered a security breach, up from 81% in 2014. 

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