Objectives

  • To assist in the reduction of fraud across Yorkshire and the Humber
  • To identify fraud risks and illustrate fraud methods to raise awareness and develop best practice solutions
  • To provide a platform for discussion for members and other fraud prevention focused organisations
  • To promote open and cohesive relationships between members in both the public and private sectors
  • To organise masterclasses, seminars and conferences on subjects relating to fraud and effective prevention
  • To encourage the uptake of membership throughout the region to enable greater awareness of fraud issues
  • To establish and develop strategic alliances by collaborating with regulatory and charitable bodies and other relative authorities
  • To ensure the promotion and adoption of adequate security measures to reduce the risk of fraud
  • To make available tools and policies for fraud prevention where appropriate
  • To provide opportunities to give feedback and provide surveys to assess the general effectiveness of the Yorkshire and Humber Fraud Forum
  • To gain support and input in contributing to protective legislation and policies, and develop research through involvement of the membership to develop fraud prevention strategies
  • To collaborate with other fraud forums in the UK and where necessary, overseas