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

Video interviews: Barnardo's

Video interviews: Barnardo's

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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.

Video interviews: Alexandra Rose Charity

Video interviews: Alexandra Rose Charity

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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.

Video interviews: The Bike Project

Video interviews: The Bike Project

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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.

Video interviews: Kuhlisa UK

Video interviews: Kuhlisa UK

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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.

Video interviews: Carers Leeds

Video interviews: Carers Leeds

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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.

Video interviews: The Silver Line Helpline

Video interviews: The Silver Line Helpline

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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.

Managing risk at bonfires and firework displays

Managing risk at bonfires and firework displays

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Fundraising events are a great opportunity to raise money for your charity while boosting your charity's profile

Watch: Third Sector Awards 2017 winners highlights

Watch: Third Sector Awards 2017 winners highlights

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With Fareshare winning Charity of the Year at the Third Sector Awards 2017, see what they and other winners had to say at the awards ceremony

Digital fundraising tips and tricks

Digital fundraising tips and tricks

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Take a look at these digital fundraising methods to ensure you are making the most of the platforms on offer

How to prepare for GDPR

How to prepare for GDPR

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Up to speed with the forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation? Now is the perfect time to check

How to write a compelling fundraising application

How to write a compelling fundraising application

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Get it right and you greatly increase your chances of success; get it wrong and it could prevent your hard work coming to fruition

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

How to make the most of your fundraising event

How to make the most of your fundraising event

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It's all in the planning - get it right and make your next event a success from start to finish

Guide to insuring volunteers

Guide to insuring volunteers

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What charities should consider when providing volunteer opportunities

Renting a property: how to minimise the risks

Renting a property: how to minimise the risks

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Managing the risks that come with renting a property can make the difference between a charity thriving or failing

Seven financial New Year's resolutions

Seven financial New Year's resolutions

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The new financial year is under way - so it's time to balance your budget and get your house in order

How to manage volunteer risks

How to manage volunteer risks

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Anything involving negligence on the part of a volunteer implicates the charity to some extent, warns insurance firm Markel

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

How to respond to a data breach

How to respond to a data breach

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Data breaches can happen for a variety of reasons, from accidents to malicious attacks. If the worst happens, it pays to be prepared

Video: Which insurance cover and why?

Video: Which insurance cover and why?

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

Charity video interviews: SignHealth

Charity video interviews: SignHealth

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Managing data protection for your charity

Managing data protection for your charity

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With the increasing number of data breaches in the UK, it is crucial that your charity manages data protection effectively.

Charity video interviews: Battersea Dogs and Cats Home

Charity video interviews: Battersea Dogs and Cats Home

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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

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

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

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