Expert Hub: Risk Management

Advice on risk from Markel, a specialist insurance company working with charities, community groups, trustees, social enterprises and care providers. To find out more please visit Markel.

Specialist articles from Markel on managing risk

Charity video interviews: Battersea Dogs and Cats Home

Charity video interviews: Battersea Dogs and Cats Home

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Cyber and data security - how prepared is your charity?

Cyber and data security - how prepared is your charity?

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With a 35 per cent rise in instances of data breaches in Q2 and Q3 last year, charities must take cyber security seriously

Charity video interviews: Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation

Charity video interviews: Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation

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At the recent Third Sector Awards specialist insurer, Markel, had the opportunity to speak to charities about the risks they face and how they manage them

Fundraising events top tips

Fundraising events top tips

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Some advice from Markel on how to maximise the impact of your fundraising event

Is your charity doing enough to protect its trustees?

Is your charity doing enough to protect its trustees?

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Wendy Cotton of Markel on why charities should protect their board members

Five ways to manage risk

Five ways to manage risk

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Accidents happen and liability and property claims often follow. However there are measures that can be put in place to reduce the risk and prevent claims

Third Sector Awards winners highlights

Third Sector Awards winners highlights

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Watch what the proud winners had to say about taking the honours at the glittering ceremony

Video interviews: Charities talk about specific risks they face

Video interviews: Charities talk about specific risks they face

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See how your organisation can tackle problems such as cyber risk, safeguarding and data protection

Managing risk at a fundraising event

Managing risk at a fundraising event

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Even the best-laid of plans can go wrong, so it's vital that you take precautions to protect your charity from the worst that fate can throw at your event, writes Markel's Wendy Cotton

Quick guide: Insuring a charity fundraising event

Quick guide: Insuring a charity fundraising event

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Wendy Cotton, social welfare line manager at Markel, explains what you need to know to get your event covered properly

Avoiding fraud in your charity

Avoiding fraud in your charity

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Richard Napoli, claims manager at Markel, explains how insurance and risk management can be used to reduce the likelihood of a major loss from fraud by employees or volunteers

Five common types of charity fraud and how to prevent them

Five common types of charity fraud and how to prevent them

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Voluntary organisations can be an easy target for criminals, but there are steps they can take to minimise this risk

Six warning signs of fraud within your charity

Six warning signs of fraud within your charity

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There are various types of fraud, many of which are notoriously hard to detect. Here is a list of suspicious activities to look out for

How safeguarded are you?

How safeguarded are you?

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Jerry Oliver of care and health consultancy organisation, Janjer, explains the importance of safeguarding and provides a useful checklist to help you assess the safeguarding arrangements in your organisation

A three-step guide to risk management for trustees

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The responsibility of managing and controlling a charity means a trustee's involvement in the risk-management process is essential, writes Richard Napoli, claims manager at Markel

Video: Importance of watertight abuse cover

Video: Importance of watertight abuse cover

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Recent abuse claims highlight the need for care organisations to have robust abuse cover, as this video from Markel shows

Video: The benefits of packaged insurance products

Video: The benefits of packaged insurance products

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A packaged insurance policy can be beneficial for charities as risk experts Markel explain

Guide: What insurance does your charity need?

Guide: What insurance does your charity need?

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Markel discusses how to make sure your charity is protected with adequate cover

Which insurance cover and why?

Which insurance cover and why?

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Understanding the insurance covers your charity needs can be difficult, says Markel

In the media spotlight - How would your charity react to a major crisis?

In the media spotlight - How would your charity react to a major crisis?

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In this article, Robin Swinbank, a crisis management specialist from communications consultancy The Counsel House, explains the skills a chief executive will need to call on in a crisis

Is your charity doing enough to protect itself against disasters?

Is your charity doing enough to protect itself against disasters?

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Wendy Cotton of charity insurance specialist Markel explains the importance of a disaster recovery plan, to keep your organisation in operation should the worst happen.

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