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Emma Kennedy

Senior Business Development Manager

Emma is a Senior Business Development Manager at RSM.

Mitigating the risks of fraud during unchartered challenges

27 March 2020

With a relaxed controls environment the risk of fraud will increase. Mitigating those risks will be critical to continued operations and vigilant governance. Read more here.

Sentencing of charity boss highlights risk of insider fraud
Timothy Merritt

11 February 2020

Tim Merritt, RSM’s Head of Fraud Risk Services, comments on the five year sentence handed down to Patrick McLarry, former chief executive of charity Yately Industries for the Disabled for defrauding more than £250,000 from the company’s pension scheme.

Businesses reported £682m of fraud in 2018-19
Timothy Merritt

19 November 2019

Businesses are being urged to do more to protect themselves from fraud as new figures show that business losses reported to Action Fraud reached £682m last year.

International fraud awareness week

19 November 2019

17th - 23rd November marks international fraud awareness week. Whilst it seems slightly incongruous to focus on such an important issue that crosses the boundaries of all sectors for just one week, it does give national and international focus on key areas of action that all organisations should consider to reduce the significant impact of fraud.

Do you take whistleblowing seriously? You need to.
Timothy Merritt

08 October 2019

Having whistleblowing mechanisms in place to help employees raise their concerns is a must have – not a nice to have. Organisations must support these with the right policies and procedures so they are as effective as possible. Read more here.

Business losses from mandate fraud approach £100m

29 July 2019

Businesses are being warned about the dangers of mandate fraud after new figures show that reported losses reached almost £100m in 2018/19.

Emma Kennedy

Senior Business Development Manager

Emma is Business Development Manager for our risk assurance, fraud and forensic teams. She leads the strategic BD efforts for these departments and also leads some of the firmwide market thought leadership projects.

Recovery Frauds - Victims of fraud are increasingly susceptible to further frauds

28 February 2019

A recent National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) threat update noted a ten-year spike in recovery room frauds, linked to timeshare property scams.

Contentious insolvency

12 December 2018

RSM’s Special Investigations team focus on contentious insolvency and fraud investigations with a demonstrated history of recovering assets from both the UK and overseas.

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