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Business losses from mandate fraud double to £77m
Akhlaq Ahmed

17 September 2018

Businesses are being urged to alert staff to the dangers of mandate fraud after new figures show that losses more than doubled in the last year to reach £77m.

Business losses from employee fraud double in a year
Akhlaq Ahmed

28 August 2018

New data obtained by RSM under the freedom of information act has found that reported business losses from employee fraud have doubled in the last year.

Are consumer markets taking whistleblowing and workforce concern seriously enough? Our research suggests not

15 June 2018

Only 19 per cent of consumer organisations reported having a whistleblowing hotline in place to combat money laundering and bribery.

Are consumer businesses thinking about a policy which empowers employees to operate transparently? Our research suggests not

15 June 2018

If employees do not have a safe, and independent way of raising and escalating concerns, organisations run the risk of either a high-profile scandal, or risk damaging activity left unreported.

New European law promises to strengthen protection for whistleblowers
Akhlaq Ahmed

25 April 2018

New European Commission proposals announced this week which aim to strengthen whistleblower protection across the Continent could have important implications for UK businesses. The new Directive aims to establish safe channels of reporting both within an organisation and to public authorities. It will also protect whistleblowers against dismissal, demotion and other forms of retaliation.

What to do if you receive a whistleblowing allegation
Carolyn Brown

06 April 2018

Do you know what to do if there is a whistleblowing allegation within your organisation? Read more here to find out the key steps

Businesses report £262m in fraud losses in 2016-17
Akhlaq Ahmed

13 November 2017

Data obtained by RSM under the freedom of information act has revealed that businesses reported £262m in fraud losses last year.

Businesses warned after £32m lost to mandate fraud
Akhlaq Ahmed

02 October 2017

Businesses are being urged to alert staff to the dangers of mandate fraud after new figures show losses topped £32m last year. The data, obtained by RSM from Action Fraud, the UK’s national fraud and cyber-crime reporting centre, reveal that businesses submitted over 1,500 reports about mandate fraud in 2016-17.

Businesses report £40 million in losses from employee fraud
Akhlaq Ahmed

18 September 2017

New data obtained by RSM under the freedom of information act has revealed that businesses reported more than £40m in losses from corporate employee fraud last year.

Consumer sector at risk: how to stay on the right side of the Modern Slavery Act?
Akhlaq Ahmed

27 April 2017

The Modern Slavery Act is global legislation which requires comprehensive reporting and the publication of an anti-slavery statement on a company’s homepage.

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