Most people are trustworthy and honest. However, there is a risk posed by the small number of employees who act dishonestly and defraud their employer.
This guide aims to raise awareness of the potential threat posed by fraud and dishonesty and to provide examples of good practice that can help you manage and mitigate the related risks.
What is staff fraud?
How should my organisation approach staff fraud?
How do I combat staff fraud?
Cifas’s three strategic prevention areas
Promoting an anti-fraud culture requires collaboration between HR, fraud prevention, compliance, risk management and legal teams, together with trade unions, managers and staff, to collectively address the staff fraud risks. Below is a summary of things you can do to decrease your risk of staff fraud, under the three Cifas strategic prevention areas
Improve internal policies and practices to deter and support staff
Put effective policies in place to respond to and investigate staff fraud
Types of fraudTypes of fraud
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