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  • 01 Jun 2015 11:40 AM | Sylvia Jones

     This joint inspection has closely scrutinised how well the police and the CPS ensure that quality charging decisions are made. There have been improvements since our 2008 joint inspection, pre-charge bail is now better managed by the police and digital transfer of information has speeded up some parts of the process.

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  • 28 May 2015 7:27 PM | Sylvia Jones

    This report summarizes essential attack information from recent security breaches to show you what the current threat landscape looks like. From data breaches to ransomware, learn about the overarching themes that emerged in IBM’s year-end analysis of security incidents.

    http://docs.media.bitpipe.com/io_12x/io_123984/item_1149648/Q1%202015%20X-Force%20Intelligence_ov33510.PDF

     

  • 21 May 2015 8:26 PM | Sylvia Jones

    Significant strides in the fight against fraud, particularly when it comes to safeguarding customers against identity theft, continue to be made. This is highlighted by the swing back to pre-downturn levels of detected ID theft that have been noted during the past 12 months. Inside this report Experian cover the how, who and where it’s taking place along with an overview of new and emerging trends.

    http://www.experian.co.uk/assets/identity-and-fraud/fraud-report/fraud-report-2015.pdf

  • 18 May 2015 3:46 PM | Sylvia Jones

    EY’s Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA) Fraud Survey, Fraud and corruption – the easy option for growth?, has found that greater pressure on businesses to grow revenues together with market volatility is creating increased risk in expansion opportunities. Challenges, including geopolitical instability, commodity and currency price volatility, as well as economic sanctions, are pushing companies and their executives toward high-risk behaviour.

  • 21 Apr 2015 9:21 AM | Sylvia Jones

    The terms of reference of this review (The Rivlin Report) were to consider and formulate proposals for the more efficient and effective conduct of the work of the Crown Court, with a particular focus on the representation of individuals by barristers and other advocates. The report puts forward recommendations to address current failings and weaknesses within the Criminal Justice System (CJS) and the tension that exists between the interests of justice and the current state of the public finances.

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  • 27 Mar 2015 2:52 PM | Sylvia Jones

    In 2014, there were 276,993 frauds recorded by Cifas Members; an increase of 25% on 2013 levels. While fraud levels often fluctuate year by year, the overall trend is clear – recorded fraud is increasing.

     

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  • 27 Mar 2015 2:45 PM | Sylvia Jones

     

    This plan is published at the start of 2015/16 and sets out the NCA’s priorities, and how it plans to exercise its functions for 2015/16 in leading the fight to cut serious and organised crime. It also describes the transformational plans that it is implementing to build capabilities in order to ensure that the Agency is able to keep pace with technology and develop a workforce that meets the challenges of the future

     

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  • 27 Mar 2015 2:38 PM | Sylvia Jones

    The Government established the Fraud, Error and Debt Taskforce in 2010, with the aim of coordinating cross-Government efforts to tackle these risks, harness new technology, combat fraud and reduce its impact on public finances. This report sets out the extensive and innovative work that our respective departments have put in place to tackle fraud, error and debt in the benefits and tax credits system.

     

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  • 25 Mar 2015 4:25 PM | Sylvia Jones

    As this report shows, the Government has continued to provide the NCA, police forces and other law enforcement agencies with the powers and capabilities they need and an improved understanding of the threat, strengthened cooperation with partners, investment in better capabilities and introduction of important new legislation.

     

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  • 25 Mar 2015 4:14 PM | Sylvia Jones

    This Code of Practice exists to balance the benefits of sharing data for the purposes of preventing fraud against the rights of the individual. Operating to the conditions set out here ensures that the sharing of data will only be conducted as necessary and proportionate, and that there is adequate protection for the rights of individuals and the public purse.

     

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