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“Fickle, False and Full of Fraud”: The UK is on the brink of recession – will fraud be on the rise?

The UK has had a tempestuous few months, including a new Prime Minister and monarch all in one week, and instead of now slowly cruising into calm waters after weeks of change, is hurtling towards even greater uncertainty with the veritable fiasco that is the British economy at the moment.

With the risk of a UK recession nearing, economic fraud could be on the rise too. To combat this, new government bills could change laws for the better.

In this article for Open Access Government, Keith Oliver and Amalia Neenan review the legislative arsenal of fraud prevention tools that the government is attempting to beef up in this ever-changing landscape.