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Sep

2011

How Do You Stop Staff Bar Theft?

There are three (3) courses of action Club Management should consider when determining how to cease this type of activity. Covert Investigation; Covert Physical Observations; or Review of practices and procedures. Covert Operation Industrially, adequate evidence is required for disciplinary action, or termination of employment. Evidence is also required to substantiate criminal charges should an employer wish this course of action. In all cases, it is our recommendation that a ...

16

Sep

2011

The How, Why and What of Staff Bar Theft

A number of methods are used by staff to perpetrate bar theft.  Generally speaking thefts commence in small amounts during shifts, which are often amounts considered by Management as minimal and not warranting investigation – usually within accepted tolerance levels, that are known to staff. Unfortunately, without proper investigation, for minor discrepancies, confidence builds in the perpetrator and the amounts increase over time, regardless of the motive for theft (gaming habit, mortgage ...

16

Sep

2011

What You Need to Know About Risk Assessments

Barringtons has streamlined its operational risk assessment model that allows them to concentrate on identified areas of concern in your business without undertaking a full operational risk assessment. Each individual assessment incorporates a review of the specific area of operation, full report and recommendations for improvement. The following is a list of the areas of operation that can be addressed: Point of Sale operations (review & procedure) Safe Operations (review & ...

16

Sep

2011

Cash Handling Procedures & Audits Necessary in Order to Prosecute

In recent times club staff have become much more sophisticated in the manner in which they defraud their clubs.  It is our forensic expertise that allows us to identify these more sophisticated suspects. Barringtons is assisted police with their enquiries concerning a club manager who is before the court for eighteen fraud offences. Barringtons prepared a Brief of Evidence which was submitted to the police and as a consequence the manager was arrested and charged with fraud. This is a timely ...

16

Sep

2011

Why Clubs and Hotels are a Greater Target for Fraud?

The club and hotel  industry has traditionally been a target for all levels of fraud. Why? Because they are businesses with large amounts of cash-based transactions, making them a target for would-be criminals who need or want ‘quick cash’. Fraudulent behaviour ranges from theft of cash from cash registers and gaming machines, to much higher level frauds including payroll fraud, credit card fraud, and increasingly, illegal access and manipulation of venue, member and / or employee electronic data. ...

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The office Christmas party can be a great place to unwind, celebrate your wins and socialise with your staff and work colleagues. But unwind a little too much, or fail to act on employee’s complaints about inappropriate behaviour towards them, and your business, culture and potentially bottom line can take a big hit.
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