The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that the number of opposite-sex couples getting divorced in England and Wales surged to 107,599 in 2019 – an increase of almost 20 per cent on the previous year and the highest level in five years. The ONS also recorded 822 same-sex divorces last […]
A former rail ticket office clerk has been convicted of fraud by abuse of power and sentenced to three years in prison after a ‘complex investigation’ that involved scrutiny of CCTV and the ticketing system. Despite refusing to speak other than ‘no comment’ following his arrest, Mohammed Rahman pleaded guilty at his first appearance at […]
Prosecutors in the recent trial of Dominic Chappell, who famously bought BHS for £1 from Sir Philip Green, used evidence from bank accounts, receipts, emails and interviews to persuade the jury of a guilty verdict for tax evasion. The jury at Southwark Crown Court found Mr Chappell guilty of failing to pay tax of around […]
What forensic accountants can do for you
Forensic accounting may be described as being the integration of accounting and auditing knowledge with investigative skills gained from practical experience.
It is the means by which the forensic accountant will review instructions given by a client, usually through a solicitor, thoroughly investigate those instructions and the underlying circumstances, examine the financial information …