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Economic crime

With more than one in three organisations falling victim to economic crime, it is an area of growing concern for businesses worldwide. On 11 December the UK government announced the creation of the National Economic Crime Centre (NECC) to tackle fraud, money laundering and corruption head on, ensuring Britain remains one of the safest places in the world to do business.

New advisory site for fraud victims launched

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The Fraud Advisory Panel’s new-look website aims to fill this gap with new tools, information and guidance on how to protect against fraud and deal with its aftermath.

Bribery and corruption

Bribery and corruption are amongst the greatest threats to economic development. On this page you can find key organisations involved in the fight against corruption and a selection of resources in this area.

Fraud and corruption

Through this page you can find books, articles and online resources on fraud and corruption, including information on the Bribery Act 2010.

Bribery Act 2010

The UK Bribery Act 2010 came into effect on 1 July 2011. On this page you can find the full text of the Act, related guidance and a selection of articles on the key business issues arising from the Act.

Helping clients get their money back

Knowing where to turn for good advice and information on how to recover losses can be confusing for many fraud victims, especially individuals and smaller businesses.

Special report: Financial fraud

Financial Fraud: What it is, practical steps to reduce the likelihood of occurrence and how to minimise damage from the repercussions.


Fraud is usually taken to mean the gaining of an illicit advantage through deception and in particular the manipulation of financial information or accounting records. The word “fraud” has been used for many years in this context, but an exact internationally recognised definition is less easy to determine.

Tightening the chain on fraud

Procurement fraud has a far lower profile than more headline-worthy varieties – but it provides rich pickings for its perpetrators. How can businesses prevent it? Paul Guile has some advice

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