A guide to managing fraud for public bodies

International Public Sector Fraud Forum's guide to managing fraud for public bodies.


International Public Sector Fraud Forum: A guide to managing fraud for public bodies

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The International Public Sector Fraud Forum (IPSFF) is a ministerially-led Cabinet Office initiative. It was created by the UK to work with other countries in order to improve the way in which we prevent, detect and measure public-sector fraud by sharing best and leading practice in counter fraud.

The aim of this guide, produced by the IPSFF, is to help public bodies across the world understand leading practice in dealing with fraud and corruption.

The guide contains principles for the management of fraud and corruption.

Following the principles, there are practices that should be undertaken in addressing the risk of fraud and corruption.

In addition, there are two annexes providing examples of leading practice on:

  • identifying potential red flags in policy design and review
  • a project-management-based approach to effectively manage investigations

These are designed to help organisations understand and explore those areas further.

Published 13 February 2019
Last updated 15 February 2019 + show all updates
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