The Handbook of Business Security

The Handbook of Business Security

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Crime directed against business is a serious problem embracing theft of property, fraud, embezzlement, burglary, criminal damage, bribery and corruption, theft of corporate information, and other similar activities. Apart from having a disruptive effect on the running of a company, the results can be financially disastrous. Few businesses can afford to employ security specialists to manage these risks and most managers find it difficult to assess the threats and to select the appropriate countermeasures. The Handbook of Business Security, fully revised to include updated information on changing technology, addresses all of these aspects.SCRAP ENGINEERING COMPONENTS This case relates to a vehicle component manufacturer and illustrates how matters ... car a#39;sparesa#39;, which were initially supplied by employees smuggling off-site the appropriate items obtained from the scrapyard. The legal consequences for the firm could well have been dire - for example, they could be sued by a car owner ... of whether or not to operate a stop-and-search policy as employees and contractors enter and leave company premises.

Title:The Handbook of Business Security
Author:Keith Hearnden, Alec Moore
Publisher:Kogan Page Publishers - 1999


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