Cabinet Office

Synectics Solutions has been working with the UK government's Cabinet Office to help combat fraud for 20 years. During this time, our proprietary data management and software solutions have helped to prevent in excess of £1 Billion in fraudulent or mistaken payments through the National Fraud Initiative (NFI) service we provide.

We have been continuously selected via competitive tender as the system supplier for the NFI since its inception in 1996 and continue to support the government with the ongoing enhancment of the NFI programme.

Adopting a Fraud Prevention Strategy in your benefit application process could substantially lower your investigation costs and speed up waiting times
Adopting a Fraud Prevention Strategy in your benefit application process could substantially lower your investigation costs and speed up waiting times

In excess of £1.3 billion in fraudulent or mistaken payments prevented through the National Fraud Initiative (NFI) services
In excess of £1.3 billion in fraudulent or mistaken payments prevented through the National Fraud Initiative (NFI) services

Further information is also available from the website:

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/national-fraud-initiative

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The NFI is a big data solution that helps to combat and prevent fraud for many organisations in UK government. True to our appetite for innovative and complex data solutions, the NFI brings together thousands of data sets encompassing hundreds of millions of records.

To find out more about the data included in the NFI dataset, click here

For every new application to a government authority, along with it comes risks that the applicant may be falsifying information.

Joining the NFI means Local Authorities, Government Departments, Housing Associations and other Public Sector organisations can now access tools that enable them to reduce their exposure to fraud, mistaken payments and streamline the audit process of checking the applications are valid.

the success of the NFI project has grown over the years to now include over 1300 participants.

Our NFI clientele come from various UK government departments, agencies and other public / private sector organisations. This experience has ensured that we have developed an anti-fraud solution supported by expert knowledge and we can fully understand all of your requirements.

The success of the NFI project has grown over the years to now include over 1300 participants.

A wide range of analytical options

Working with a multitude of public and private sector organisations to bring together a coherent system that produces numerous analytical options.  This includes; secure online Data Matching Reports, Online Search and Lookup facilities, Audit Reports and Data Quality submission Analysis.

Ensure you comply with the latest UK employment legislation by identifing employees with no right to work in the UK
Identify potential fraudsters working for your organisation
Reduce the risk of supplicate creditor payments
Reduce / prevent housing tenancy fraud i.e. multiple tenancies
Identify employees who are potentially committing benefit fraud
The NFI currently yields a return on investment of up to 820%
The NFI currently yields a return on investment of up to
820%
for many Public Sector Organisations or Authorities