This month we will be looking at the potential for risk of dishonesty of employees during the current COVID-19 crisis in the UK.
The workplace has changed, with less employees on site, more working remotely, less natural surveillance and territoriality (how employees protect their space / work environment) and how effective previous or existing controls are now. What is the rationalisation that turns a good employee into a rogue one? It may be influenced by the pandemic:
Learn From Me
IT’S TIME TO ACT
Stop dishonest employees in their tracks today:
Read this article to understand the affect of COVID-19 on employee dishonesty.
Look at this case study to learn about the damage dishonest employess can do with the opportunity of empty work places.
But Don’t Just Take My Word For It
David is, without doubt, a leading expert and practitioner in his field and he has the ability to be able to identify with his audience and structure his presentation accordingly. His ability to get across the various and sometimes complex issues that need to be taken into account, in any investigation, is excellent.
Jack Wraith MBE, Company Secretary, TUFF Ltd
A dishonest employee looking to commit fraud can work undetected for an infinite period of time. Fraud can be committed in a variety of ways, its easy to commit, the employee is unlikely to be caught and even unlikelier to face prosecution. So, what can you do? The first step is understanding why that employee becomes dishonest:
Helen Dyke, Senior Associate Solicitor of Irwin Mitchell LLP
“Helen is experienced in all areas of employment law and has a particular focus on Employment Tribunal litigation, having defended a wide range of employers in claims involving unfair dismissal, constructive dismissal, breaches of contract and discrimination.”
Read her advice on whether you need an external investigator.
Fraud And Scam Alert // In The Press
FICO: 5 Fraud Predictions For 2021 From The Fintech Times
Gang Stole £320K From Worcester Hospital In Huge NHS Fraud
UK Fraud Prevention Issues – The Latest Scam Alerts
Cwmbran Financial Director Jailed For £800,000 Fraud
Does Covid Encourage Employee Dishonesty?
Watch the webinar above to find out.Then get in touch to book your COVID-safe seminar / webinar:
My message is always based around an employee identifying the opportunity to be dishonest and the motivation is always financial gain. With COVID-19, there is a need now more than ever to review your control measures to prevent and disrupt all employee dishonesty. The time to act is now.
Click the button above to get in touch. Also please share to any to associations, trade bodies, charities or businesses – it’s time for everyone to act on fighting dishonest employees.