Covid-19 Counter Fraud newsletter

The first edition of the Government’s Covid-19 Counter Fraud Response Team’s newsletter is now available.

The newsletter aims to:

  • keep you informed of the Covid-19 fraud and compliance landscape
  • introduce you to the most recent developments and implementations
  • help you to ensure funding goes further, maximising support for the community.

You can also read updates on:

Procurement Policy Note (PPN) – supplier relief due to Covid-19

This PPN sets out information and guidance for public bodies on payment of their suppliers to ensure service continuity during and after the coronavirus outbreak.

Read the Cabinet Office action note PPN 02/20.

Guidance to CCGs on the Cabinet Office PPN 02/20

The guidance sets out how we should interpret the Cabinet Office’s PPN 02/20 in connection with payment of ‘at risk’ suppliers to NHS organisations.

Read the NHS England and NHS Improvement Guidance on PPN 02/20.

Covid-19 fraud alert – Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) suppliers

There is a national growing trend in fraudsters intercepting electronic orders of PPE from suppliers with a view to changing the payment bank account details so they receive the payment themselves.

Read more in the PPE risks article.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Eleni Gill our Lead Counter Fraud Specialist on 07827 308906.

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