Revenue Assurance for Local Government

This is another in the irregular series of posts on how the words ‘revenue assurance’, and the ideas behind it, are applied outside telecoms. This article says UK local government could save GBP90m a year through checking for invalid discounts on taxes and recommends using the services of an external firm who get paid based on results. Sad to say for the taxpayers, there is no mention of checking for people who deserve tax discounts but do not receive them…

Eric Priezkalns
Eric Priezkalns
Eric is the Editor of Commsrisk. Look here for more about the history of Commsrisk and the role played by Eric.

Eric is also the Chief Executive of the Risk & Assurance Group (RAG), a global association of professionals working in risk management and business assurance for communications providers.

Previously Eric was Director of Risk Management for Qatar Telecom and he has worked with Cable & Wireless, T‑Mobile, Sky, Worldcom and other telcos. He was lead author of Revenue Assurance: Expert Opinions for Communications Providers, published by CRC Press. He is a qualified chartered accountant, with degrees in information systems, and in mathematics and philosophy.