Business Fraud

Articles on how your business can avoid becoming a victim of fraud. Essential advice on how to make sure you can identify financial fraud through risk awareness and how to set up protection measures. Helpful guidance to enable you to protect you and your customers from fraudsters.

Business Technology

What do I do if my business’ social media account is hacked?

Almost 20 per cent of small businesses have reported to have had their social media accounts hacked at some point


93pc of SMEs unable to recover more than half of fraud losses

Nearly half of businesses surveyed say they have been hit by fraud within last 12 months, with average amount lost £241,000

Business Technology

Invoice fraud: many small businesses aren’t aware of the risks

A worrying number of small businesses aren't aware of the risk posed by invoice fraud, even though they could lose thousands of pounds.


Half of small business owners leave themselves open to fraud

Small business owners are failing to do basic checks, according to new research. Do you know what you should be looking for?

Business Technology

Small business fraud: Why you could be the victim

Seemingly unsophisticated phishing scams have now evolved to a much more dangerous level of highly sophisticated fraud. Here, Gary Kearns of Vocalink reveals why the threat is not to be ignored.


How digital technology can help SMEs fight fraud

Aziz Rahman has teamed up with anti-fraud experts and produced a guide on how implementing digital tech can help SMEs prevent fraud crimes, most importantly, trade-based money laundering.

Legal advice

What is the SFO process and how can you defend accusations

Here, Aziz Rahman, Senior Partner at Rahman Ravelli provides a step by step guide helping to inform small businesses on what the SFO processes are and how they can defend themselves from serious accusations.


UK financial decision makers don’t know if they are a victim of fraud

A new report finds a 138 percent relative year-on-year increase in the concern over insider fraud.


New law stops 31 types of scam

Regulation is about to come into force to protect consumers from 'unfair trading practices'.


Banks make it ‘too easy’ for fraudsters

Corporate identity theft costs British business as much as £50 million a year. Yet according to security research company Heise Security, four out of seven online banks it tested have failed to secure their websites after being told of serious security issues over a month ago.


Beware corporate identity fraud

As National Identity Fraud Prevention Week draws to a close, UK businesses are being reminded that they - and not just individuals - must remain vigilant, in order to ward off the potentially disastrous consequences facing their ventures.

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Agility – the new rocket fuel for today’s SMBs

How Microsoft Teams is helping small businesses stay nimble

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Six ways to boost your small company’s culture with technology

Getting the most from Microsoft Teams to help build a common purpose and connection within your business

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Five ways to boost SMB cyber defence so you can focus on growth

Want to boost your cybersecurity? Check out these five ways to strengthen your defences against attacks

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4 small business functions that must be automated for greater profits

Can technology help you create more efficient business models? In this article, we explore how you can use technology to boost your business