Category Archives: Risk Management

Rogue Traders: The Private Investigation Solution

Rogue Traders

In the popular consciousness, the use of the term ‘rogue trader’ tends to shift over time. While the generally accepted, ‘official’ definition is “an employee of a financial institution who carries out business without the knowledge or approval of his or her bosses,” this explanation only reached the heights of social discourse in 1995 when […]

Today’s Teens: Do You Know Your Child’s Situation?

Teenagers

For teenagers today, the world can be fraught with danger. Modern technology and modern lifestyles, combined with the challenges of puberty, results in young people with a tendency toward risk-taking behaviour being placed in potentially risky situations. Even the most attentive of families can miss warning signs of impending and growing issues, and family dynamics […]

Online Dating: Navigate the Minefield with Private Investigation

Online Dating

Online dating is big business. With the rise of social media and high-speed internet, the world has become a much smaller place than it was when older generations were meeting the loves of their lives. This increased connectivity means that dating options are endless, both in terms of finding your perfect someone, and in terms […]

Today’s Teens: Do You Know Your Child’s Situation?

Today’s Teens

For teenagers today, the world can be fraught with danger. Modern technology and modern lifestyles, combined with the challenges of puberty, results in young people with a tendency toward risk-taking behaviour being placed in potentially risky situations. Even the most attentive of families can miss warning signs of impending and growing issues, and family dynamics […]

Ransomware: The Biggest Threat to Cybersecurity

Ransomware

The Chief Executive of the National Cyber Security Centre, Lindy Cameron, has issued a stark warning[1] that it is ransomware that now poses the biggest threat to cybersecurity around the world. While addressing the Royal United Services Institute in London on Monday 14th June 2021, the senior official explained that the threat posed by organised […]

Protecting Your Business Against Corporate Fraud

Corporate Fraud

Every business is susceptible to fraud, due to the nature of modern commercial operations. Success in business means having a strong supply chain made up of a network of third party organisations. It also means having a thriving workforce, and an infrastructure that is agile, scalable, and fit for purpose. While all these things are […]

Is Your Employee Really Ill?

Employee illness

Before the Coronavirus pandemic took hold of the United Kingdom in the spring of 2020, employee illness was causing the loss of an estimated 141.4 million working days, equating to 4.4 days per worker, per year. These figures, measured in 2018[1], indicate costs to the economy that run to millions, but costs of employee illness […]

How to Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft

Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft

We hear about identity theft all the time. Our banks bombard us with reminders about the importance of protecting ourselves, and the U.K government regularly runs publicity campaigns highlighting the issue. Despite all this public awareness, however, instances of identity theft are at an all-time high, having reached global levels described by the Royal United […]