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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.

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.

Is the prevention of bribery still on the Board agenda?
Timothy Merritt

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.

Peer to peer lender enters administration
Damian Webb

24 May 2019

Damian Webb, Phillip Sykes and Mark Wilson of RSM Restructuring Advisory LLP were today (24 May) appointed joint administrators of three companies within the Lendy Group, operators of a peer to peer secured property lending platform.

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

18 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.

Parkwell Investments Limited in compulsory liquidation
Mark Wilson

19 December 2018

Parkwell Investments Limited (“Parkwell”) operated as a Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) telecommunications company from offices in Manchester supplying ‘electronic minutes’ across the world. Parkwell’s trade in VOIP was carried out through the use of a number of online platforms operating in both Asia and America with millions of pounds of apparent trading.

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.

NHS Health Matters report - Summer 2018
Timothy Merritt

22 August 2018

Welcome to RSM’s summer edition of Health Matters. In this edition we have included an eclectic mix of articles in this instance based upon recent experiences of our client delivery teams.

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