Risk Management & Insurance
Good practice, case studies, expert advice and tips on risk and insurance for charity finance professionals.
Trustees can’t spend them, funders won’t pay for them – why the reserves narrative needs a refresh
Managers balance risks when they make decisions
In his latest article, Pesh Framjee considers how charities can appropriately manage risk
Charities need reserves to manage risks, but reserves are just one way of doing this, and financial resources might be the last resort
David Davison: Why charities should engage with the DWP's consultation on multi-employer pension schemes
The move could give member charities greater flexibility to exit these schemes, writes the head of the not-for-profit practice at Spence & Partners
When a charity runs into difficulty, its trustees must decide whether to roll up their sleeves and get involved or to hold back and trust the experts, writes our columnist
With more conflict, increased threats of terrorism and further global instability, the risk-averse environment charities are operating in appears likely to be prolonged, writes our columnist
Charities invest for the long term - so the value of their assets on a daily, monthly, quarterly or even annual basis should not be a primary concern, writes our columnist
Charities can learn from the reported management and governance failings at the mutual organisation, writes Peter Gotham
Charities can find themselves tens of thousands of pounds out of pocket if disaster strikes and they don't have adequate policies. Patrick McCurry looks at the common pitfalls
Mergers can have significant implications for the liabilities of charities. Patrick McCurry looks at the potential complications
A competitive marketplace has kept the cost of charity insurance relatively low for a decade, but Mathew Little finds that some insurance experts believe the soft market will harden soon
The insurance manager of the British Red Cross reckons charities should take a more professional approach to risk and borrow ideas from other sectors
Financial management goes to the heart not only of the success of an organisation but also of people's trust in it, writes Caron Bradshaw
Don't be paralysed by fear or try to avoid all risk, writes Caron Bradshaw
Expert advice and tips on specialist areas of charity finance.
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