New Research Report Published: The Mandatory Reporting of Fraud: Finding Solutions and Sharing Best Practice

    Perpetuity Research are pleased to share their latest report entitled “The mandatory reporting of fraud: Finding solutions and sharing best practice” commissioned by the ACFE UK Chapter and the Fraud Advisory Panel.   The aim of this research was to understand the attitudes of those who deal with tackling fraud towards introducing a mandatory requirement on organisations to […]

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Barriers to the mandatory reporting of fraud: Finding solutions and sharing best practice

Perpetuity has been commissioned by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) UK and the Fraud Advisory Panel (FAP) to conduct research to better understand fraud reporting by organisations in England and Wales, in order to see if there is a case for making this compulsory. At present, there is no legal requirement in the England and Wales for a […]

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Understanding influences on security as a career/job choice: what those working in the security sector think

The latest report from the Security Research Initiative has been published – ‘Understanding influences on security as a career/job choice: what those working in the security sector think’. Only 4% of respondents heard of work in security through a careers talk at school/college/university; the most prominent source of awareness was from a suggestion by a friend, colleague or family member […]

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New Research report during Covid-19 on “Why is the death rate of security officers comparatively high? Thinking about the reasons”

Perpetuity Research are pleased to share their latest report on “Why is the death rate of security officers comparatively high? Thinking about the reasons” commissioned by Corps Security. The focus of this report was to try and better understand the high rate of Covid-19 deaths experienced by security officers in the UK (compared to other occupations) as recently reported by the […]

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Identifying COVID-19 Frauds and Scams

Never has there been a more perfect storm for fraudsters and scammers than the COVID-19 crisis, which has provided these criminals with a ready-made, target rich environment for them to exploit. The uncertainty of the situation, coupled with the increase in financial stress, with potential loss of jobs and businesses all contribute to making this a desperate time for many. […]

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Exploring the Experiences of Women in Security

This report is based on 706 survey responses and 21 interviews with female security professionals from a range of roles who carry out or manage staff who undertake physical security tasks. The report highlights that many women hold a positive perception of the security industry overall, and by no means have all struggled to progress or faced discrimination. However, it was […]

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Understanding the Police Response to Fraud

Despite being a third of crime in England and Wales fraud is not prioritised by the police, report finds   New research by Perpetuity Research and the Police Foundation has found that the police response to victims of fraud is inadequate. Despite fraud making up to 31 per cent of all crime, and more than one third of victims reporting […]

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Burglars on Burglary

In a study commissioned by Churchill Home Insurance, Perpetuity Research interviewed 15 convicted burglars to help understand what factors motivate burglary. The report considers various aspects such as how targets are selected, the level of planning and the equipment used, the significance of security measures, and how stolen goods are sold on. It also covers how the interviewees perceived the […]

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Maximising Public Benefits of Automated Alarms

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has published findings of new industry research undertaken by Perpetuity Research into the benefits and challenges of automating confirmed alarm signalling from Alarm Receiving Centres (ARCs) to police control rooms. The research – conducted via an online survey and extensive one-to-one interviews with a wide range of industry professionals including representatives from Alarm Receiving Centres […]

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