Policy paper

Charity fraud: parliamentary briefing

Parliamentary briefing of April 2012 in response to a National Fraud Authority report.

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The briefing calls for charities to protect themselves against fraud and financial crime. This response sets out a new strategy by the commission which aims to prevent any problems starting in the first place by reducing the risk of fraud.

To protect against fraud, a charity can:

  • make sure it has a strong governance structure
  • develop robust internal financial controls
  • implement risk assessment and management policies
Published 1 April 2012