Event: Protect Your Business from Fraud

Date: 17/06/2020
Author: GMCC in partnership with The Co-operative Bank
Company: GMCC in partnership with The Co-operative Bank

In partnership with The Co-operative Bank, Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a free webinar on 08 July 2020 at 11.00am to help the business community across the UK to help protect your business from fraud. The webinar will bring together experts with guest speakers from The Co-operative Bank’s fraud and cyber security team as well as a representatives from the Greater Manchester Police. 

Fraud and scams are on the rise. In 2019, fraud and cybercrime cost UK businesses £824m. Working together, we want to help members of the small business community to recognise scams and protect themselves. This webinar will give you:

  • An overview of the key fraud scams and cyber attacks, tips, support and guidance from our panel of leading experts.
  • Practical tips to prevent your business from being targeted by fraudsters, which is even more vital as small businesses try to recover from the economic impact of coronavirus.
  • Plus you can ask our panel of experts a question before the session if you require any specific

Guest Speakers:

Joining from The Co-operative Bank; Michael McGuinness a specialist in cyber security and Debbie Jenkinson a fraud specialist and education leader, they will give insight to the current fraud and cyber security trends and how criminals are targeting businesses.

Also joining will be Detective Superintendent Neil Jones and Emma Potts from Greater Manchester Police (GMP). Neil is a Director of The Cyber Resilience Centre, a not-for-profit organisation on a mission to grow and strengthen the regions resilience to online crime, helping businesses of all sizes with expert advice, tailored training and cost effective services.  Emma is a fraud prevention officer, delivering crime prevention advice through GMP’s Cyber & Economic Crime Awareness Section. Neil and Emma will be able to give first-hand experience of supporting business victims of fraud and cybercrime.

From The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), Simon Edmondson, Member Advisor for Manchester & North Cheshire will be joining the panel. This will give you opportunities to ask questions on how the FSB have been supporting small businesses across the UK during the pandemic.

Please note, places at the live event are now fully booked. However, please complete the form linked below to receive a copy of the event recording.