Fraud Awareness and Protecting Your Business

Chesterfield HR Forum

Tuesday 6 November 2018

BRM Solicitors
Third Floor, Steel City House, West Street, Chesterfield, S1 2GQ

8.30 - 10.45



As technology advances and criminals gain new skills, the risk of fraud being carried out against your business increases everyday.

This free event will give you the knowledge and skills to identify and combat threats of fraud. You will learn ways in which you can safeguard yourself and your business against fraudulent and criminal activity as well as ensuring that you remain compliant with HR and up-to-date with the latest employment law changes.



Helen Potts has been with Natwest since 2002. In her current role as fraud awareness analyst, Helen helps clients and customers across the UK understand the fraud and cyber threats they may face and, more importantly, the steps they can take to help protect themselves. Helen will cover:

  • Social Engineering
  • Current Fraud Threats
  • Malicious Software
  • Practical steps of what you can do to help protect your business

BRM Solicitors

Employees can often be the weakest link when dealing with fraudulent and criminal behaviour. How do you ensure the links are strengthened?

  • Policies and Contracts of employment – Cyber security, GDPR how does this fit in?
  • Internet and Email policies
  • What happens when there is a breach, fraud or criminal activity? Do staff know what to do and how to deal with it?
  • Training and record keeping

The event will close with an employment law round-up covering:

  • Brexit (or not?)
  • Recent changes including the autumn statement
  • Gig Economy – employed or self employed
  • Parental Bereavement Leave
  • Handling long term sickness now Fit For Work has been axed?

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