Royal Marsden accounts employee jailed for £640,000 fraud

Wednesday 30th July, 2014

An NHS worker along with co-conspirators was sentenced at Southwark Crown Court on Tuesday 29th July, 2014. The fraudsters defrauded the Royal Marsden NHS Trust of more than £640,000, which was allocated for vital medicine and equipment.

Stacey Tipler, had been with the Trust for 10 years and used her position of trust in the accounts department where she had access to the payments system, and removed the bank details of suppliers and replaced them with the account details of people she had met through her then fiancé.

The face of fraud becomes younger

Tuesday 29th July, 2014

Fraud cases totalling £317 million were recorded in the first half of 2014, according to KPMG’s latest Fraud Barometer.  The figure represents a 39 percent drop compared to the same period last year, but the number of frauds has remained constant.

UK SMEs carry late payment burden of £39.4 billion

Monday 28th July, 2014

According to research by Bacs Payment Schemes Limited (Bacs) the late payment debt burden shouldered by UK businesses has reached £46.1 billion. Bacs, looked at Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs employing up to 250 people) and large corporates (employing 250 plus people) in the UK.

Global outsourcing at record high due to shorter contracts

Thursday 24th July, 2014

According to the latest market data from Information Services Group, activity in the global outsourcing industry for Q2 reached its highest level ever, producing record contract values for the period.

Taulia reveals expansion plans

Wednesday 23rd July, 2014

Taulia has raised $27 million in Series D funding, to expand its global offering, hiring efforts and offices around the world.

The expansion follows the announcement in October 2012 by Prime Minister David Cameron of his Supply Chain Finance scheme, which underscores the growing need for small businesses to have affordable access to funding.

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