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  • 03 Apr 2018 1:33 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Volkswagen is heading to London’s High Court on Tuesday to defend itself against nearly 60,000 car owners seeking relief from emissions fraud in what lawyers call “the biggest consumer class action in England and Wales in history.”

    https://www.ft.com/content/681a49f4-3048-11e8-ac48-10c6fdc22f03

  • 03 Apr 2018 1:32 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The UK government is consulting on further reforms to the corporate governance and corporate insolvency frameworks, designed to target "irresponsible" behaviour by companies and their directors when a business is in or is approaching financial difficulty

    https://www.out-law.com/en/articles/2018/march/corporate-governance-irresponsible-directors-uk/

  • 25 Mar 2018 8:09 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Ministry of Defence continues to develop a joint initiative with industry aimed at raising the security posture throughout the UK’s defence supply chain, with increasing focus on SMEs


    http://www.computerweekly.com/news/252437284/MoD-to-focus-on-SMEs-to-raise-supply-chain-cyber-security

  • 25 Mar 2018 8:09 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A manager whose job required him to assess whether paramedics were qualified to drive ambulances has been jailed for three years after his own advanced driving certificates were found to be falsified.


    https://www.cps.gov.uk/south-east/news/ambulance-driving-assessor-jailed-after-falsifying-his-own-driving-certificates

  • 25 Mar 2018 8:08 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Research finds 75 percent of organisations were targeted at least once by email fraud, in the last two years and 41 percent said their business had been targeted multiple times.


    https://www.scmagazineuk.com/three-quarters-of-businesses-targetted-at-least-once-by-email-fraud/article/752778/


  • 25 Mar 2018 8:07 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The three former Tesco directors charged with fraud and false accounting by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) may have to wait until September to have their trial reheard

    http://www.cityam.com/282772/serious-fraud-office-retrial-former-tesco-executives-could

  • 18 Mar 2018 7:40 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Recent research has found that half of all UK companies may have been affected by fraud or other economic crime in the past two years.

    http://www.mondaq.com/uk/x/683422/White+Collar+Crime+Fraud/How+To+Prevent+Workplace+Fraud

  • 11 Mar 2018 10:11 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Carlisle Crown Court heard he used a pre-paid card to fake refunds to himself in escalating amounts to the tune of almost £9,500.

    https://www.cumbriacrack.com/2018/03/06/lakes-hotel-manager-sentenced-9500-fraud/

  • 11 Mar 2018 10:10 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The company revealed on February 1 that an investigation by KPMG and Deloitte found it had overstated its 2016 profits by up to £3.7m because rebates from suppliers were booked incorrectly, “in some cases intentionally”.


    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2018/03/09/sig-sacks-number-staff-accounting-irregularities/

  • 11 Mar 2018 10:08 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Business people are among those unwilling to discuss it because they are embarrassed at falling victim to online scams

    https://www.thestar.co.uk/our-towns-and-cities/sheffield/business-people-too-embarrassed-to-admit-they-are-victims-of-cyber-crime-1-9050967

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