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 www.markeluk.com.
Specialist articles from Markel on managing risk
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
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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
A packaged insurance policy can be beneficial for charities as risk experts Markel explain
It's important to ensure your charity is protected with adequate cover for any unforeseen events
Understanding the insurance covers your charity needs can be difficult, says Markel
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
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.
As the met office advises weeks of mild weather will give way to strong northerly winds bringing snow and widespread frosts, Markel share some advice on protecting your premises against cold weather damage.
Burst water pipes can cost thousands to businesses as well as leading to potential disruption. Risk specialists Markel has some advice for when the worst can happen
As winter approaches, Wendy Cotton of charity insurance specialist Markel explains how you can protect your charity against damage by flooding.
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