October 25, 2011


A location challenge when addressing fraud

Where am I?

Last week we exhibited at the annual Welfare to Work conference at the Business Design Centre in London. The event, in its fourth year, gave our government team a chance to showcase the new AddressBase range of products, which were launched at the beginning of October and made available to all public sector bodies via the Public Sector Mapping Agreement (PSMA).

The focus of the event was to educate delegates on the important role that accurate addressing information can play in tackling fraud. Every year in the UK, fraud costs public services an estimated £21 billion.

Our team were highlighting how delegates can combine their own department’s intelligence and third-party information with Ordnance Survey location data to become more effective in preventing, detecting, highlighting and acting on fraudulent claims.

Visitors to our stand were also set a location challenge to identify the addresses or buildings of eight well known landmarks featured. Can you identify the locations of the mapping clips? We’ll give you some clues if you struggle!

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