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
Managing the risks that come with renting a property can make the difference between a charity thriving or failing
The new financial year is under way - so it's time to balance your budget and get your house in order
Anything involving negligence on the part of a volunteer implicates the charity to some extent, warns insurance firm Markel
A packaged insurance policy can be beneficial for charities as risk experts Markel explain
Data breaches can happen for a variety of reasons, from accidents to malicious attacks. If the worst happens, it pays to be prepared
Understanding the insurance covers your charity needs can be difficult, says Markel
With the increasing number of data breaches in the UK, it is crucial that your charity manages data protection effectively.
With a 35 per cent rise in instances of data breaches in Q2 and Q3 last year, charities must take cyber security seriously
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
Some advice from Markel on how to maximise the impact of your fundraising event
Wendy Cotton of Markel on why charities should protect their board members
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
Watch what the proud winners had to say about taking the honours at the glittering ceremony
See how your organisation can tackle problems such as cyber risk, safeguarding and data protection
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
Wendy Cotton, social welfare line manager at Markel, explains what you need to know to get your event covered properly
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
Voluntary organisations can be an easy target for criminals, but there are steps they can take to minimise this risk
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
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
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
Recent abuse claims highlight the need for care organisations to have robust abuse cover, as this video from Markel shows
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
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