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employee fraud

It’s an employer’s worst nightmare – an employee is unhappy with his or her job and decides to defraud or steal from the company. There are plenty of stories about employees committing these crimes and causing enormous damage. By recognising signs of occupational fraud and implementing practices to prevent it, you can lead a happy productive workforce. Fraud Facts Types of fraud include embezzling, insider trading, forging cheques, expense reports and vendor invoices, or any other type of internal. Small businesses are more at risk because owners inherently treat their employees like......

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letting your property

As property owners, there are a lot of things you need to think about. From finding the right people to rent your property or fixing your property if something is wrong. But have you thought of what the liabilities are for letting your property? There are a lot of do’s and don’t when you are letting your property that either cover you legally or covers your personal property. Things To Do When Letting Your Property If you are considering letting your home, consider the following before doing so. Rental Agreement: Drawing up......

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Thinking about insurance

Different insurance policies can provide security cover for you and your business. Ensuring that your business is covered in all areas, regardless of whether you run a cafe or an office, is crucial. But do you know the types of insurance you need to consider? Here are the different types of policies you should be considering for your business. Professional Insurance Professional insurance types cover both the services offered and workers, often categorised into pubic liability and professional indemnity. Public liability covers the business against injury and damage claims made against you......

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When everything is now being more digitalised, it is common for cyber-attacks to occur. But how can you insure something that is online? Cyber-insurance is an insurance product used to protect businesses and individual users from Internet-based risks. This is more generally from risks relating to information technology infrastructure and activities. Data breaches can cause issues that can either just affect you or the entire business. Taking care of everything that is online can protect you and your client’s/employee’s data. 32% of businesses and 22% of charities experienced a data breach in......

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Workplace mental health is now becoming something every director/manager should be looking out for within the workplace. Mental health issues like burnout, depression and stress are some of the things people need to look out for. But how do you know what to look out for? How does it affect your business? What Defines a Good Workplace? The World Health Organisation defines mental health as a state of well-being in which an individual realises their potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and is able to make......

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