A new report from the Home Office has suggested theft was the biggest crime suffered by commercial transport and logistics premises during 2012. The report, which presents detailed findings from the 2012 Commercial Victimisation Survey, looks at crime against businesses in manufacturing, wholesale and retail, transport and storage, and accommodation and food. It takes into account such crimes as burglary, vandalism, vehicle-related theft, robbery, assault, and fraud. According to the report, a total of 324,000 crimes were recorded against the […]
Former Euromix Concrete finance director David Marsh has been disqualified for eight years from any involvement in the promotion, formation or management of a company. It came after he provided the Insolvency Service with a disqualification undertaking, having admitted to fraudulent abuse of an invoice discounting facility.
The number of clandestines detected by Border Force almost doubled last year, according to the Home Office, although it refused to confirm how many were discovered at individual ports.
The Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) has called for a greater focus on the role played by claims management companies (CMCs) in so-called ‘crash-for-cash’ incidents, in which accidents with innocent parties – often LGV drivers – are engineered in order to make a fraudulent motor insurance claim.