Surprising Statistics on Small Business Fraud


Small Business Fraud in 2014

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business surveyed 100,000 members to provide some insight into small business fraud. The survey results provided some valuable observations into how small business in Canada are affected by and deal with fraud. Some of the small business fraud statistics were a little surprising.

We decided to turn the survey into a small business fraud infographic!

Small Business Fraud Infographic


Remember, effective procurement processes – even for small businesses – help to reduce fraud by enforcing spend management best practices, increasing spend visibility, and ensuring that each purchase travels through the proper approval channels. Using e-procurement software such as Procurify makes implementing a procurement process (almost) as easy as installing an app on your phone.

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Matt is the VP of Marketing at Procurify where he tries to explain the cost management process. Matt has spent the majority of his life between British Columbia and California, where he graduated from the U.C. Irvine with a degree in Economics. Matt went on to work with various companies focusing particularly on their growth and marketing strategy. He enjoys finding creative, long-term solutions to problems and is responsible for ensuring company objectives are met. Matt approaches both his work and life with a passion for learning and growth. You can find Matt on He is the clueless marketer: His strategy is experimentation and learning by doing.

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