International Anti-Corruption Day 2021
International Anti-Corruption Day (9 December 2021) aims to help prevent corruption in all forms. Working across many sectors, including public services, the day highlights...
Crackdown on blue badge abuse in Redcar and Cleveland
Efforts have been stepped up to clamp down on blue badge abuse in Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council, in a joint approach with fraud officers.
It’s International Fraud Awareness Week
This week is International Fraud Awareness Week. According to the latest Annual Fraud Indicator, it’s estimated that fraud costs local authorities...
Veritau’s annual report 2020/21
Welcome to Veritau's annual report 2020/21. Despite the challenges brought by the pandemic, we've had another successful year.
Falsified documents (Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Week 4)
This is the final week, and we’re focusing on falsified documents. These can arrive in many forms, but increasingly false documents are being...
Common risk management pitfalls in academies – and 3 steps to combat them
When you think about the huge range of processes involved in successfully running a school, it’s no surprise that it could be a challenging risk environment.
Suspicious emails (Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Week 3)
Most people are familiar with terms like phishing, where a cybercriminal ‘hooks’ you in via email, text or phone asking for money or information.
Password security (Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Week 2)
A survey by Google found that 50% of people use the same passwords for the majority of their accounts, making them much easier to hack.
Veritau’s on the run! Support us in the Yorkshire Marathon
We're excited for the Yorkshire Marathon on Sunday 17 October, where we have two teams running the corporate relay race.
Cybersecurity at work (Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Week 1)
October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and as usual we're helping our member councils spread awareness of common cybercrime topics...
Council tenant living abroad ordered by court to vacate property
Fraud officers worked in collaboration with the housing officers to investigate this case, after a routine visit to the property led to concerns that...