Fraud policies and publications
Every year millions of people across the UK fall prey to scammers. However, it remains largely unreported, and its consequences can be devastating. It can affect anyone, but most, often, it is the elderly, isolated and vulnerable who fall victim. This document provides details on possible signs of Scams , general procedures and much more.
The Anti-Bribery Policy provides information on the scope and objective of the policy as well as the council’s commitment to action.
Counter Fraud Policy
We take a zero tolerance approach to all forms of fraud, corruption and theft. This document explains our aims and objectives as well as our responsibilities and principles.
Whistle Blowing Policy
This policy provides information on what the Whistle Blowing Policy is alongside guidance.
Money Laundering Policy
We are committed to preventing the council and its employees being exposed to Money Laundering. This document provides details on possible signs of Money Laundering, general procedures and much more.
National Fraud Initiative
This authority is required by law to protect the public funds it administers. Every two years the council supplies data to the Audit Commission who review and compare it to prevent and detect fraud, this is known as the National Fraud Initiative (NFI).