THEME: The Fighting Fraud and Corruption Locally 2020 strategy has now been developed by local authorities and counter fraud experts as the definitive guide for council leaders, chief executives, finance directors and all those with governance responsibilities. Building on and taking forward the two earlier strategy, this seminar is the northern launch of the new strategy and includes practical steps for fighting fraud, shares best practice and brings clarity to the changing anti-fraud and corruption landscape.
The seminar also includes key issues identified by the strategy, including corruption and procurement fraud.
This is a draft agenda and may be subject to change at the discretion of the NEFF
|08:30||09:00||Registration with coffee/tea & light refreshments|
|09:00||09:15||Introduction||Alan Brown: NEFF Chair|
|09:15||10:15|| HE NEW STRATEGY: research, focus and contents||Rachel Tiffen - CIFAS|
|10:15||10:40||CIFAS: supporting local government||Mike Haley - CIFAS|
|10:40||11:00||PROCUREMENT: the risks of fraud and corruption||TBA|
|11:00||11:40||FFCL PILOT: practice on the ground||DS Patrick O'Keefe - NERSOU|
Paul Bradley - Durham County Council
|11:40||12:15||MANAGING CORRUPTION||Mike Betts - CIFAS|
|12:15||13:00||LOCAL GOVERNMENT ETHICS: THE 2019 REPORT OF THE Committee on Standards in Public Life||TBA|
|13:00||Finger Buffet - Networking and Q&A session followed by Seminar Close|