Join the Yorkshire & Humber Fraud Forum

The Yorkshire & Humber Fraud Forum (YHFF) promotes fraud awareness and offers successful fraud prevention strategies across both the public and private sectors.  

Who's behind the forum?

YHFF is supported by Yorkshire Forward, South Yorkshire Police, the Federation of Small Businesses, People United Against Crime, and local business leaders from around the region.

Why might you join?

It’s important to understand the motivation of the fraudster, to learn how to protect your businesses, and to know how best to ensure the successful prosecution of fraudsters. 

What are the benefits?

Members of the forum benefit from master-classes and other training events which help to ensure a widespread understanding of current threats and issues, and helps to create a culture of transparency and open discussion.

The nominal membership fees help to finance workshops and training events. Subscription provides access to the interactive bulletin board, where news items, comments and suggestions can be left for others to share.

Find out more

For more information, email ( or contact:

Chris Clements
Yorkshire & Humber Fraud Forum,
C/o Grant Thornton UK LLP,
N0.1 Whitehall Riverside,
Whitehall Road,

or call 0113 245 5514.

The Facts

  • UK fraud increased by 50% in the first half of 2008
  • Fraud costs the UK economy £630m every year
  • Fraud in Yorkshire totals £13.6m each year
  • More than half of all fraud is against the financial sector.