16 November 2020
Cases of fraud are rapidly increasing as businesses adapt their operational processes in light of the coronavirus pandemic. Discover how organisations can best protect themselves from the risk of fraudulent activity.
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.
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.
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.
08 October 2019
A recent Court case proves that Bribery Act compliance is no longer just best practice. For many, compliance with the adequate procedures will have dropped off organisational radars and risk registers. Discover the steps that you should undertake to ensure compliance.
15 June 2018
For the consumer sector with global supply chains and third-party networks, the risk of illegal or suspicious activity is considerably higher.
27 April 2018
As we enter a new financial year RSM’s latest edition of Health Matter’s concentrates on the constant requirement to ensure good governance is maintained. Whilst our experience of working in a wide and varied base of NHS organisations shows that governance is generally effective, a few recent CQC reports have highlighted concerns in this area. This edition is based around the theme of governance and covers a range of issues. Download your copy now.
08 April 2018
The Bribery Act 2010 has transformed the legal framework in relation to corruption and bribery in the United Kingdom and overseas by introducing new, chargeable offences. This includes, for example, the corporate offence of ‘failure to prevent bribery’ which can lead to a sentence of up to 10 years imprisonment with unlimited fines. Have you considered the implications and reputational affect in exposure of your organisation?