Yorkshire & Humberside Fraud Forum

I have always liked the various regional fraud forums (or should it be fora?). They provide a great networking event for me as a forensic accountant specialising in fraud to attend. Since meeting with Northumbria Police ‘s Phil Butler prior … Read More

A New Beginning?

It is difficult to believe that we are already into month 6 of 2010. It only seems like yesterday that I returned from my holiday in New York to the minus 15 degree centigrade weather at Manchester Airport at the … Read More

How to Dismiss a Fraudulent Employee

One of the most common questions asked of employment lawyers is how to safely sack an employee or director who is suspected of being on the take.  It is a question that often cascades down to forensic accountants who are … Read More

How Does Identity Theft Cause Fraudulent Losses?

Identity theft is a subject that is raised and discussed at many fraud forums and similarly reported in an increasing number of news articles. It is not just the cloning of identities followed by fraudulently obtaining goods or services on credit cards that … Read More

Is Your Business At Risk From Fraud?

According to the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) some 20% of all crime takes place on business premises. When you think of all the theft, murder, drugs and the like, this is an awful lot of crime! The reason of … Read More

Reports of Fraud Cases Compromised Again?

For there to be a meaningful fight against fraud there needs to be a legal system capable of dealing with the cases brought by the prosecution authorities. There is no point beefing up the police fraud squads and giving them … Read More