Report internal fraud & corruption

The Council encourages its employees, contractors and members of the public to report any concerns they may have about internal fraud and corruption including misconduct by employees, contractors or councillors.

The Whistleblowing Policy encourages individuals to come forward without fear of reprisal, providing their concerns are in good faith. For information please view:

The Council’s internal audit provider also offers a confidential disclosure services. To contact them:

Fraudulent or corrupt activity by employees, councillors or any other person representing the Council that should be reported include the following:

  • Illegal behaviour by any representative of the council
  • Risks to health and safety on council property
  • Abuse or misuse of council assets e.g. buildings, vehicles or equipment
  • Waste or uneconomic use of council resources
  • Misuse of council funds by people or businesses, for example in delivering contracts and grants let and awarded by the council

The Council takes all reports of suspected fraud and corruption, including bribery, seriously. For information on our fraud and corruption strategy and our approach view: