As the coronavirus pandemic continues to advance, National Trading Standards officers are warning the public and businesses to be vigilant of scammers ripping off consumers.
Sophisticated scams are becoming increasingly common, particularly during the coronavirus pandemic. Therefore, taxpayers need to be vigilant of fraudsters claiming to be calling about HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) matters.
An “improved” online register of charities will help donors and members of the public understand more about how an organisation is run, it has been suggested.
During the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, scammers have capitalised on the fear and opportunity created by the lockdown to fraudulently obtain personal data and finances.
The Investment Association, a trade body, has revealed that around 300 victims have been targeted by fraudsters in £4 million worth investment scams during lockdown.
The Charity Statement of Recommended Practice (SORP) reform has moved into its next stage after launching the engagement process, it has been revealed.
The number of people giving to charity has fallen to its lowest level in a decade, a major study has revealed.
A fresh warning has been issued for people to stay vigilant as the total amount lost to fraudsters from COVID-19 related scams has reached more than £4.6 million.
Charitable organisations are at an increased risk of cybercrime and fraud during the COVID-19 pandemic, a regulator has warned.
The Charity Commission has published new “in-depth guidance” for organisations struggling financially due to Covid-19 disruption.