Tackling fraud in the public & social sector

October 2021. Watch the complete webinar series focusing on preventing fraud in public and social sector organisations.

According to the National Fraud Authority (NFA), fraud costs the UK public services an estimated £20.3 billion per year. Against this context, fighting fraud in the public sector is more important than ever.

At Mazars, we are committed to ensuring that public and social sector organisations are fully equipped to manage and prevent fraudulent acts. Mazars’ forensic and investigation specialists have extensive experience in fraud,
bribery and corruption investigations. The team also offers training to in-house teams and assists with other proactive work such as risk profiling, evaluation of internal controls, fraud awareness courses and crime surveys.

With this in mind, our Investigations and Compliance team will be hosting a series of webinars throughout October to raise awareness of this issue amongst public and social sector organisations. The team will be taking a look
at various aspects of fraud management to aid these organisations in ensuring that their funding used appropriately and in putting preventative measures in place to minimise acts of fraud.

Please click on the link below to access the webinar recordings.





28th October

Bullying and harassment in the workplace

Our team will take a look at the damage bullying and harassment can have on your organisation, challenges in detection, and how best to approach the investigation of bullying and harassment incidents.








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21st October

Conflicts of interest: how to identify and investigate

We examined best practices to identify when a conflict becomes an issue and track potential conflicts. The team also looked at critical situations that require a conflict of interest check and how to investigate allegations of conflicts of interest.

14th October

How not to become a victim of fraud and bribery

We uncover why and how fraud and bribery occur and discussed measures to prevent this. 

7th October

How to encourage whistleblowing within your organisation

Our experts discussed why there have been no reports on your whistleblowing line, as well as common mistakes and best practices when implementing a whistleblowing line.

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