Fraud and Corruption
The public sector share a common determination in the discharge of their responsibilities to safeguard public funds and is committed to fighting fraud and corruption whether attempted from the outside or within. Public sector organisations are committed to the highest ethical standards.
Public sector organisations will not tolerate fraud, corruption or other irregularities, regardless of the perpetrator and is therefore determined to prevent, deter and detect all forms of fraud and corruption committed against it and take appropriate action where fraud or corruption is detected.
The ongoing period of austerity has increased the risk of fraud and irregularity, with many organisation experiencing increased activity in this area
The Southern Internal Audit Partnership have a team of qualified and experienced anti fraud specialists providing advise on fraud prevention and detection in addition to undertaking investigations into instances of fraud and corruption.
The aim of the service is to assist management in mitigating the risk of fraud and in the provision of a professional, disciplined and timely approach to reactive fraud needs.