What You Must Know to Protect Trade Secrets

Are you protecting the value you’ve built in your business? Lately we’ve talked a lot about employee theft and embezzlement. But what about the value that you can’t put in the bank?  Trade secrets are hard to place a value on, but can be a vital part of your competitiveness and profitability.

In the USA, companies lost nearly $300 billion to trade secret theft last year.  Is your business at risk?

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7 Keys to Preventing Fraud in the Workplace

In small business accounting, honest mistakes happen. Dishonest mistakes happen too – all too frequently. Both can be prevented with the proper processes and procedures for cash handling and accounting … but only if you are on the lookout.

Think it couldn’t happen to you?  Think again: most fraud happens in smaller companies, because they lack the controls and procedures to prevent it.  In fact, more than 31% of companies with fewer than 100 employees will experience some kind of embezzlement or check fraud, the highest rate of any business size category. (Association of Certified Fraud Examiners 2012 Report).

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