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14 June 2019 Cyber risks – are businesses really ready?

The Hiscox Cyber Readiness report, a review of 3300 organisations, will be a stark warning for CEO’s of SME’s in the UK and in Europe.

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16 April 2018 NHS Counter Fraud Authority secures first conviction

The NHSCFA has amply demonstrated it has both the appetite and the teeth to fight fraud, and in securing a first conviction as the 'Counter Fraud Authority'.

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24 January 2018 Finally, Section 57 finds its teeth - tainted claim dismissed for dishonesty, despite ‘honest’ elements

It is pleasing finally to see Parliament’s intentions in relation to s57 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 being implemented by the Judiciary in relation to fraudulent claims.

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12 December 2017 Judge's contempt warning for solicitors involved in 'crash for cash' claims

Liverpool Victoria brought successful committal proceedings against nine defendants for contempt of court following six incidents involving fraudulent motor claims.

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25 May 2017 Opening the floodgates to fraudulent RTA claims - sue an unidentified party?

Insurers of vehicles involved in accidents leading to compensation claims find themselves in a difficult position as a result of the decision to allow proceedings to be amended against an unnamed driver.

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23 December 2016 Underestimate of court fees leads to strike out

In a case handled by Browne Jacobson LLP, an underestimate of the court fee by the claimant’s solicitors on an employers liability matter has led to its strike out in its entirety by the court, saving an estimated £85,000 in damages.

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22 July 2016 Lies, Damned lies and Collateral lies –Supreme Court guide to fraud in insurance claims

The finding of 4-1 majority in the Supreme Court in favour of an appeal, and rejecting an insurers right to repudiate a claim based (to an extent) on lies will go down as more than a statistic.

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20 July 2016 Witnesses face prosecution as false evidence leads to contempt in exaggerated employee claim

Judge Edis granted permission for the employer, Network Rail, to bring committal proceedings for contempt against a claimant and his primary witness (his mother).

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13 May 2016 UK professional bodies issue united front to stamp out corruption

The London Anti-Corruption Summit led by David Cameron and attended by world leaders, has attracted mixed headlines.

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24 March 2016 Fraud and corruption plan adopted by local government

Councils have reviewed their strategy to target the estimated £2bn+ losses to fraud and have published a three year strategy focussed on limiting exposure to fraud

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