Fraud and Corruption in Public Services - 
      Peter Jones

Fraud and Corruption in Public Services

Directly addresses the implications of fraud and corruption and suggests specific courses of action to be taken to combat such malpractices. Illustrated by detailed and realistic case studies, flow charts and control questionnaires and more. Les mer
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Directly addresses the implications of fraud and corruption and suggests specific courses of action to be taken to combat such malpractices. Illustrated by detailed and realistic case studies, flow charts and control questionnaires and more.
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Forlag: Gower Publishing Ltd
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Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 286
ISBN: 9780566085666
Format: 25 x 17 cm
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«'...This is a robust and information-packed reference book ideal for consulting when preparing to undertake an audit. The case studies and appendices are extremely useful and thought provoking...' Janet Reynolds, Audit Services Team, London Borough of Richmond 'In a world where fraud and corruption are increasingly the most significant internal and external threat facing public sector managers and auditors, Peter Jones has written the hands-on manual that they should always have on their desks. He sets the scene on contemporary fraud and corruption in public services from a practitioner perspective before detailing the procedures, checks and controls that ought to be both in place and operational. The fact that they are often not is why fraud and corruption are on the increase - and why this book is timely, relevant and practical.' Professor Alan Doig, University of Teesside, UK 'It is a practical Guide, with much advice on how to construct fraud prevention procedures, and detailed advice on using risk and sy»

Contents: Using this book; Characteristics of fraud and corruption; The public sector; Using risk and systems-based auditing; Capital projects and major contracts; Information technology and management; Expenditure; Income; Transfer payments - benefits, claims, grants and rebates; The main accounting and reporting function. Appendices: Appendix 1 Selected statutes, regulations and key extracts; Appendix 2 Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA); Appendix 3 General (non-surveillance) considerations in fraud investigations; Appendix 4 WACI - a documented audit; Appendix 5 Objectives and controls grids; Appendix 6 Capital works contract checklist; Appendix 7 Final contractor's account audit - arithmetical checks; Appendix 8 Key contract counter-fraud and system evaluation issues; Appendix 9 Extracts from the Data Protection Act 1998; Appendix 10 Outline structure for a corporate IT security and data protection policy; Appendix 11 Checklist of key case papers and control features for means-tested benefits and grants; Appendix 12 Some basic comparisons between private and public sector accounts; Appendix 13 Financial and accounting glossary; Appendix 14 Selected cases by theme of perpetration; Bibliography; Index.
Peter Tickner has a Masters Degree from City University Business School (in Internal Auditing and Management), he is a Fellow and Chartered member of the Institute of Internal Auditors and a member and director of the Institute of Counter Fraud Specialists. Peter started his professional auditing and investigating career as an external auditor in the National Health Service in the 1970s. He was appointed Head of Internal Audit at Her Majesty’s Treasury in February 1988. In 1995 Peter left the Treasury on appointment as the Director of Internal Audit for the Metropolitan Police in London, a post he held until early retirement in 2009. While at the Metropolitan Police, Peter set up and ran a highly successful investigation team looking at internal and contractor fraud and corruption.