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Tip 3 – Invoice Fraud Warning

Account Takeover and Corporate ID theft are a real problem. To help prevent fraudsters redirecting payments to their bank account why not put the following simple warning at the bottom of all your invoices. That way you can remind your customers and clients that you will never advise them of a change of bank details by […]

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Tip 2 – Email a constant reminder to staff

This quick tip is all about raising cybercrime awareness using the Financial Fraud Action (UK) Ltd (FFA) ‘Take 5’ campaign. The campaign is backed by City of London Police and CIFAS. Why not get staff to add the above ‘Take 5’ image to their email signatures which will not only raise awareness across your staff, […]

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Tip 1 – Christmas Gifts and Hospitality

With Christmas fast approaching now is the perfect time to review your code of conduct and remind people about your Gifts and Hospitality Policy. A Gifts and Hospitality Policy and Gifts and Hospitality register is one element of having effective procedures to manage the risk of Bribery. Our policy and register templates, and policy reviews can […]

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International Fraud Awareness Week

International  Fraud Awareness Week 13 – 19 November 2016 Fraud Management Resource Centre are proud to support International Fraud Awareness Week. Each day this week we will be providing different top tips for organisations wanting to raise awareness of fraud throughout their organisation, supply chain and customers. Raising awareness of Fraud risks is just one […]

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New International Standard for Businesses Managing Bribery Risk

The International Standards Organisation has released a new ISO standard for Anti-Bribery Procedures. ISO 37001 was released on 14 October 2016. The ISO state that this is the first international anti-bribery management standard. While this is true, organisations that have already implemented adequate procedures under the UK Bribery Act 2010 (or FCPA in the US) […]

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Would Your IS Helpdesk Recognise a Cyber Attack?

Would Your IS Helpdesk Recognise a Cyber Attack? In our personal lives we are used to having different telephone numbers to call for different situations. For example in the medical world we can recognise for ourselves when we have a true medical emergency requiring a ‘999’ call (911 for or US colleagues!) and when we […]

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Cybercrime – it’s a human problem!

Cybercrime – it’s a human problem! According to the recently released Crime Survey for England and Wales published by the Office for National Statistics there was a 5% rise in fraud in the year to March 2016 compared to the same period the previous year. There were 1.9m ‘cyber’ related frauds and 2m ‘computer misuse’ […]

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Corporate culture key to sustainable growth

The Financial Reporting Council’s (FRC’s) “Culture Coalition” initiative has just released the results of a study, exploring the relationship between corporate culture and long-term business success in the UK. The report is the culmination of the FRC’s Culture Coalition, a collaboration with CIMA, the City Values Forum, IBE, IIA and CIPD , as well as interviews […]

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