Most common fraud risk factors

Eleven of the most common fraud risk factors for your business.

At Ling Phipp we can provide businesses in the Nottingham area with support and advice in many important areas. Here are some of employee fraud warning signs to look out for.

Beware of the most common fraud risk factors for your business. These might include:

  1. Large amounts of cash in hand
  2. Small inventory with a high cash value
  3. Easily convertible assets (eg. tools, vehicles)
  4. Lack of separation of employee duties
  5. Employee awareness of future redundancies
  6. Disgruntled employees with access to significant assets
  7. Poor physical safeguards over cash and other assets
  8. Untimely and poorly organised documentation for transactions
  9. Lack of mandatory holiday for employees performing key control functions
  10. Missing or unexplained documents
  11. Inappropriate supervision - such as remote locations.

If you are looking for professional assistance from a team of accountants and business advisers in the Nottingham area, contact Ling Phipp.

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About us

Ling Phipp was founded in 1974 and nowadays has two partners, five managers plus trainees and support staff.

We serve clients in the East Midlands and all over the UK. Our out-of-town location, with easy parking, close to the M1 junction 25 (Nottingham/Derby - A52), is very convenient.

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0115 949 6838

Ling Phipp, Cliffe Hill House, 22-26 Nottingham Road, Stapleford, Nottingham NG9 8AA


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