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Are these offences being sentenced at the same time? The last two clearly have a nexus but the first doesn't really.
What was the effect on the company of the loss ?
Was this a large company that could absorb the cost without being devastated?
I wouldn't panic too much about the housing scam. It is the theft from employer that will rack up the sentence because of the breach of trust.
That said, this is a fairly low amount of money and the company is not vulnerable. It is aggravated by the fact that there are other offences of dishonesty but I would expect a suspended sentence for that.
The other two matters warrant a consecutive sentence but they are going to be community orders. They would only be a short period in custody if a community order is impossible because the first offence leads to custody.
There is probably going to be a compensation order, costs of £85 and the victim surcharge.
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Make an offer to pay compensation in court.
The court will order it anyway.
He could get some references I suppose but the best mitigation here is guilty plea and repayment.
You could approach the OIC earlier but I wouldn't guarantee that he will pass the information onto CPS so I would do it in court.