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Double-digit rise in crime against UK corporates as cyber becomes fastest-growing form of economic infraction

The UK has seen a double-digit rise in economic crime against corporates in the last two years, with 55% of organisations affected. This represents an increase of 11 percentage points since 2014, significantly outstripping the level in countries such as the US (38%) and China...
Posted On 29 Feb 2016
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EY appoints five partners to forensic investigations team as “record revenues” expected for 2016

EY has appointed five new partners to its UK and Ireland Fraud Investigation and Dispute Services (FIDS) team as record growth generated by the business is expected to see revenues hit the £100 million mark in 2016. EY’s UK FIDS practice has witnessed an annual growth rate of...
Posted On 02 Feb 2016
New and creative ideas to make policing more effective are to be encouraged through changes to the Police Innovation Fund
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Home Office instigates key changes to Police Innovation Fund for 2016-2017

“New and creative ideas” designed to “make policing more effective” are to be encouraged through changes to the Police Innovation Fund, policing minister Mike Penning has announced via the Home Office. This year, the multi-million pound fund will consider...
Posted On 26 Oct 2015
Revenues at business advisory firm BDO are now approaching the £400 million mark
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BDO LLP’s annual results for 2014-2015 demonstrate sustainable growth as revenues rise

Business advisory company BDO LLP has announced further growth and investment in its UK operation during 2014-2015, with its annual results showing revenues approaching the £400 million mark. The business, which has increased revenues by 40% in the last three years both through...
Posted On 18 Oct 2015
David Ivins
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It’s EAS… but not as you know it

In parallel with Risk UK’s September 2015 print edition carrying a Vertical Focus Supplement on security solutions for the retail sector, David Ivins discusses the history of Electronic Article Surveillance, what the future holds for the technology and how retailers can...
Posted On 15 Sep 2015
Scott Samme: joining the team at PwC
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PwC appoints analytics directors to Financial Services Risk and Regulation team

PwC has appointed two new data analytics directors to the UK company’s Financial Services Risk and Regulation team. Scott Samme and Tayyaba Arif immediately join the leadership team of PwC’s Financial Services Advanced Risk and Compliance Analytics (ARCA) practice. Samme joins...
Posted On 01 Sep 2015
Privacy and security regulatory activity are now at a record high
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“Privacy and security regulatory activity at record high” finds PwC Enforcement Tracker

The enforcement activities of the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) have increased over the past three years, with a marked shift away from headline grabbing financial penalties in favour of more subtle and sophisticated enforcement tools. According to PwC’s new Privacy and...
Posted On 10 Mar 2015