Expert Hub: Risk Management

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Specialist articles from Markel on managing risk

7 steps to managing your safeguarding risk

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Safeguarding is an increasingly critical issue in the third sector with hefty fines for those that don't take it seriously. Here, Markel's care consultancy director, Jerry Oliver, offers seven top tips to putting a safeguarding plan in place

Winter is coming: Are you ready?

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With the onset of winter, the chances of severe disruptions to your business operations increase. But, if you have a contingency plan in place you can act swiftly to mitigate and minimise the risks

How to claim Gift Aid and who is eligible

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From small one-off cash contributions to a sizeable sum from a wealthy donor, the ability to claim back an additional 25% on donations through Gift Aid offers charities the chance to make philanthropy go further

How to prepare for the unexpected: the keys to if-and-when planning

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Having a robust business continuity plan is of critical importance - here's how to create one...

What is social value and why does it matter?

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The latest regulations mean that before launching the bidding process, commissioners must try to ensure that the services should secure greater benefits for the stakeholders and local area

What to do in the case of a breach: cyber fraud #2

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In the second part of our series, we look at how to respond to a breach.

How bad can cyber crime really get: cyber fraud #1

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In the first of a series, we investigate the risks to charities from having flawed cyber security - and why we need to up our game...

Managing cyber risk in the third sector

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Cyber risks should be high on the risk management agenda of third sector organisations as incidents hit the headlines and burden small organisations with increasing frequency.

How to create a strong risk register

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Do your stakeholders realise that regularly tracking risks could help secure finances, get them out of the crisis zone and meet future objectives with greater certainty?

Charity property: could you be entitled to a huge VAT saving?

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When a property is being constructed, VAT is charged at the standard rate. But if you're a charity, health body, educational institution, housing association or finance house, the work may well fall into a category that justifies zero-rating - and you could make a massive saving

Managing cyber risk in the third sector

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How to create a strong risk register

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Charity property: could you be entitled to a huge VAT saving?

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Guide to insuring charity premises

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Guide to employing and insuring volunteers

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Third Sector Awards interview: Child Bereavement UK

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Third Sector Awards interview: UnLtd

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Managing risk at outdoor events

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Insider fraud in the charity sector

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Safeguarding in the Third Sector

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Guide: What insurance does your charity need?

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Seeing in the New Year

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Video interviews: Barnardo's

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Video interviews: Alexandra Rose Charity

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Video interviews: The Bike Project

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Video interviews: Khulisa UK

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Video interviews: Carers Leeds

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Video interviews: The Silver Line Helpline

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Managing risk at bonfires and firework displays

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Watch: Third Sector Awards 2017 winners highlights

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Digital fundraising tips and tricks

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How to prepare for GDPR

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How to write a compelling fundraising application

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How to make the most of your fundraising event

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Guide to insuring volunteers

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Renting a property: how to minimise the risks

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Seven financial New Year's resolutions

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How to manage volunteer risks

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Video: The benefits of packaged insurance products

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How to respond to a data breach

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Video: Which insurance cover and why?

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Charity video interviews: SignHealth

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Managing data protection for your charity

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Charity video interviews: Battersea Dogs and Cats Home

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Fundraising events top tips

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Five ways to manage risk

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Third Sector Awards winners highlights

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Managing risk at a fundraising event

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Quick guide: Insuring a charity fundraising event

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Avoiding fraud in your charity

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