The Fraud Act - how to maintain a risk-based approach - Searchlight Insurance Training

The Fraud Act – how to maintain a risk-based approach

Undetected general insurance claims fraud totals approximately £2.1billion a year, adding on average £50 to the annual costs individual policyholders face each year.  This workshop will look at the Fraud Act 2006 section by section and apply the legislation to the practical elements of insurance claims and sales processes.

Who should attend?

Compliance officers, managers, team leaders and people whose roles carry a higher potential exposure to fraud.

Level: N/A

Duration: 0.5 day(s) CII CPD Hours: 3


  • Describe the current legislation regarding fraud
  • Understand the roles of law enforcement and the Insurance Fraud Bureau
  • Develop evidence gathering skills for investigating claims and identifying fraud
  • Maintain a risk base approach to fraudulent claims enquiries and identify weaknesses and misinformation in their claims procedures


  • The Fraud Act 2006 – all sections
  • What is insurance fraud?
  • The Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB)
  • False insurance claims
  • Motor Insurance fraud
  • Application fraud
  • Commercial liability fraud
  • Illegal intermediaries (Ghost Brokers)
  • Data theft