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Investigatory Powers Commissioner Sir Brian Leveson to deliver Conference Keynote

Registration has opened and the countdown to NAFN AGM and Annual Conference 2023 has now officially begun. Join us on Tuesday, 14 November, where the Rt Hon Sir Brian Leveson, Investigatory Powers Commissioner will get the Conference off to a fantastic start, as our Keynote Speaker. The online event, which is FREE for NAFN members only, will comprise a host of short talks, workshops […]

NAFN’s first face to face UK Roadshows in four years get underway in September!

DON’T MISS OUT on the chance to sign up for one of our NAFN Roadshows coming to your area this September and October! Registration is open for all six of our UK events, and the countdown has begun for delegates to book a place. The events, our first face to face Roadshows since 2019, are FREE and open to NAFN […]

Eight-week consultation into Non-Surgical Cosmetic Treatments Licensing in England

The Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC) has opened an eight-week consultation into the creation of a new Licensing Scheme (England only) covering non-surgical cosmetic procedures. The announcement follows calls for tighter regulation of this fast-growing sector, amid claims of thousands of ‘botched’ treatments, including Botox, fillers and chemical peels.  They are particularly interested in hearing from […]

Project Argus: What we are learning along the way

We are approaching a critical point in our transformation process – Project Argus – which will see us migrating to the Cloud from an on premise infrastructure. This is the stage where all the background work – the extensive consultation, mapping, visioning and research – comes into focus as we translate it all into a […]

Our National ANPR Service supports investigations for detection of crime

We offer a National ANPR Service to Local Government, The Pensions Regulator and Food Standards Scotland. This is a fantastic service available to support investigations for the prevention and detection of crime. NAFN members can also access our Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) On Demand Webinar via our E-Learning platform.

NAFN Transformation: Why Project Argus will be a game-changer.

Project Argus is NAFN’s transformation programme which will see us migrating to the Cloud from an on premise infrastructure.  Digital transformation will be a game-changer for NAFN members, providing scalability, cost savings, enhanced security, improved collaboration, and increased agility. It will enrich the user experience, offering seamless access to the tools and information they require, […]


Join us for the annual NAFN AGM and National Conference in our 25th Anniversary year, as we inform, promote, explore, demonstrate, explain and share best practice and current trends in counter fraud and information governance, with our engaged community of public sector Intelligence professionals. We look forward to hearing from leaders in the public, private […]

Winners! We’ve retained the title for the third year.

We attended the iNetwork innovation awards ceremony on Thursday 19 May 2022 as finalists in two categories. It’s with great pleasure that we announce NAFN won the iStand 2021 award for Effective Information Sharing and Security for our submission outlining our National Register of Licensing Refusals and Revocations. View our NR3 submission here. Watch our […]

Tackling procurement fraud in public procurement – prevention and cure

By Georgina Laverack, Assistant Director, CMA Cartels Enforcement   Now more than ever – every penny spent in procurement counts and must represent true value for money. Smart procurement has the power to drive economic recovery, help navigate the economic pressures that we are all facing and support ambitious net zero goals.   However, procurement fraud […]

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