From the Inside Flap
Based on author Stephen Pedneault's experience of over twenty years working with clients and counsel in a wide range of employment-related issues—many stemming from some type of theft or embezzlement of assets, money, proprietary information, or all three—Preventing and Detecting Employee Theft and Embezzlement: A Practical Guide is the readable, useful resource that will help you better protect your business.
From implementing prudent hiring policies and practices through collecting receipts, making deposits, writing checks, paying employees, and evaluating the adequacy of insurance coverage, this essential book covers the major financial areas commonly found in most small businesses, and provides you with easy steps to follow in preventing and detecting embezzlement.
With checklists at the end of each chapter so you can literally start protecting your business right away, this practical guide takes a closer look at:
Why you would be wise to perform independent due diligence on a potential employee—even if they are referred by someone else
The truth about contacting past employers when checking on a candidate—why it's not much help
What you must do in the hiring process to better protect yourself and your business
How to know and monitor your existing employees
If you are a business owner—even if your business is very small—and you don't want to get burned by employee theft or embezzlement of any kind, Preventing and Detecting Employee Theft and Embezzlement is the practical guide you want to keep by your side. Its shorter chapters, checklists, and cases are specifically designed to work with your busy schedule, to make prevention and detection of employee theft a more effortless reality in your business.