As part of its purpose, the South West Fraud Forum is committed to ensuring its members know where to go when considering/dealing with fraud. Therefore, as a community, they can play their part [...]
How MaPS can help those who have been scammed on their pensions Our pensions guidance teams support those scammed on pensions and investments or who have questions and concerns about them. We [...]
The new “Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Bill”: What has changed and how can Law Enforcement Agencies and economic crime investigators more effectively take advantage of these additional powers?
The Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Bill, introduced 1st March 2022, has been hurried through Parliament in light of the recent events in Ukraine and the far-reaching sanctions [...]
Understanding the UK Fraud Pandemic: Size, key areas of growth, and how Government can use technology to play a role in turning the tide.
According to the National Fraud Authority (NFA), public sector fraud costs the British taxpayer around £20.3 billion per year, equating to roughly three pence of every pound spent by the [...]
What to do when an employee has been accused or arrested in relation to a non-work related matter and is now the subject of a criminal investigation!
Dealing with allegations of misconduct is never fun, often tense and rarely simple. Add a police investigation into the mix and the situation can easily become overwhelming. This article sets out [...]
Recently, attention has been focussed on the rather narrow facts and the application of the grounds for summary judgment in the Philipp v Barclays case. At first instance, where (as we explored [...]