Good practice, case studies, expert advice and tips on insurance for charity finance professionals.
A periodic review of your insurance needs might be a chore, but it can protect your charity from paying for cover it doesn't need - and make sure that all of its activities are properly protected. Mathew Little reports
Insurance experts warn that you should keep good records and update your policies to ensure you're covered against claims for abuse that occurred decades ago. David Ainsworth reports
Events organised by charities can be ruined by unforeseen incidents. Sophie Hudson finds out how they can protect themselves against claims and losses
David Field and Stephen Methuen (pictured) were convicted of fraud against the charities they worked for. Such incidents are rare, but raise the question of how the sector can protect itself. Patrick McCurry reports
Smaller charities are more vulnerable to a one-off mistake made by an individual, says Valerie Morton
Specialist consultant Peter Heap tells David Ainsworth that charities should link their risk assessment to the insurance they are buying
Textbook wisdom identifies that risk-taking is the key to enterprise, says our columnist
A core idea of the big society is for charities to take on more public service delivery. But have they fully understood the insurance ramifications? Femke Colborne asks how charities can strike the right balance
Save the Children UK estimates that it saved at least a quarter on its insurance bill by moving from conventional insurance to self-insurance. Mathew Little looks at how the numbers add up
Ecclesiastical's Paul Bloxham talks to Patrick McCurry about the latest developments in the sector
A free guide to risk management for charity trustees has been jointly published by social bankers Triodos and auditors Sayer Vincent.
- Don't be caught napping on the issue of managing risk
- What can happen when insurance misfires
- The challenges of insuring volunteers
- Easing the insurance burden on volunteers
- Insurance policies recommended by sector organisations
- To indemnify trustees - or not to indemnify?
- Check the details of unfair dismissal cover
- Premium issue for the sector
- A quick guide to voluntary sector insurance
- Tell the whole story - and don't hide things
- When flood disaster struck a charity office
Latest jobs Jobs web feed
- Business Director The Kenelm Youth Trust - Archdiocese of Birmingham £32,000 to £38,000, Alton, Staffordshire
- Events Fundraiser (corporate and challenge events) Help the Hospices £29,030, London
- Chair of the Board of Trustees Herts Young Homeless Group Voluntary , Hatfield, Hertfordshire
- Fundraising Assistant - Product Management NSPCC £18,800 - £20,800 per annum, Weston House, London EC2A
- Office Manager - 2 month contract post Calm £23-26K pro rata, 2 month contract, Southwark, London
- Chief executives invited to vote online for Britain's Most Admired Charities
- The Big Lottery Fund names Dawn Austwick as its new chief executive
- Unite calls for an end to unpaid internships in charities
- HM Revenue & Customs publishes guidance for charities on retail Gift Aid rules
- Leadership and skills review calls for graduate training scheme for the voluntary sector
- Statutory funding for charities 'will fall by £1.7bn between 2010/11 and 2017/18'
- Date: Mon 20 May 2013 - Mon 20 May 2013
- Venue: Barclays Headquarters, 1 Churchill Place, Canary Wharf, London, UK E14 5HP
- Date: Tue 21 May 2013 - Tue 21 May 2013
- Venue: The Public, West Bromwich
- Date: Wed 22 May 2013 - Wed 22 May 2013
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