During each economic upswing and down swing there are practices and procedures each office, no matter what size the office and what industry, should implement. Checks and balances and internal controls are very important to thwart any potential theft from customers or employees. Does your office implement and maintain these processes? Each office is different, due to size, politics and personalities, but there should always be some assurances that honesty and accuracy are some of the traits that are in the forefront of the office.