SME’s are very vulnerable when it comes to fraud. Small losses can result in crippling cash shortfalls as well as losses in productivity, stock, reputation and even the business itself.
With the high trust level given to staff in small teams, there are often few controls in place that give even basic protection. It seems the main driving factors are greed and addiction. Staff who would never steal, start with a little, that they intend to pay back, and it soon escalates to being out of their control.
Read our tips to help protect yourself.