Content written by Nick Mothershaw

Fraud: does the problem start within?

Internal fraud, fraud committed by employees, is a difficult issue to tackle since no-one wants to admit that a problem exists. While levels might differ from business to business, it is a real...

Blog - Jul 2018
2 minutes on why compliance IS a good thing for…

Some see compliance as a barrier. And this perceived ‘challenge’ of compliance – the need to treat customers fairly and always help, respect and protect their interests – can mean some are...

Blog - May 2018
What are the top 5 influencers of fraud?

In this blog, we look at five key trends seen across Fraud and Identity which have either caused a greater risk, or influenced risk. From the threats of digital exposure through to internal fraud. We...

Blog - Mar 2018
Fraud still costing the UK more than £190bn – new…

The 2017 Annual Fraud Indicator (AFI) presents some interesting analysis. At first glance the overall cost of fraud on the UK economy looks to be reducing; now quoted at £190bn, compared to £193bn...

Blog - Nov 2017
The 2017 Annual Fraud Indicator Results are revealed. What are…

This year’s report highlights how the continued growth of procurement fraud remains a problem for many...

Blog - Nov 2017
Will you be using voice recognition to authenticate your customers?…

Voice recognition as a form of identity checking is becoming more widespread. It is currently being explored as a means to undertake simple activities including authentication. Innovations in...

Blog - Oct 2017
PSD2 and the digital journey

Card Not Present fraud (payment cards, remote banking and cheques), totalled £768.8m last year, +2% compared to the year before. This isn’t surprising given the growth of internet users (2016 was...

Blog - Oct 2017