"If there is a ‘special place in hell’ for the unduly risk averse, then there is equally one for the endless meetings of reviewing risk registers.
"There is also a fundamental problem with this approach to risk management; it gives the false comfort that a risk can be mitigated by the control identified. Many charities have controls, but the actual events includes elements that cannot be thwart that control."
The fundraising methods of a human rights charity put donors at ‘unacceptable levels of risk’ and placed ‘undue pressure’, an investigation by the Fundraising Regulator has concluded.
An inquiry into the International Liberty Association, which was set up with the aim of promoting respect for human rights in the Middle East, found the charity had placed ‘undue pressure’ on donors to offer financial contributions of up to £11,000.
Expert training for charity governance professionals. ICSA: The Governance Institute is committed to the promotion of good governance across the third sector. As charities face greater scrutiny of their legal and regulatory responsibilities, ICSA is there to impart the skills and knowledge professionals need to make the right strategic choices and enable their organisations to thrive in a more complex operational environment.
Saferworld is an independent international organisation working to prevent violent conflict and build safer lives. We work with local people affected by conflict to improve their safety and sense of security.
Your role will be to lead and guide your management team and these services so that they adapt and develop in response to current need, best practice in service provision, and are able to meet the challenges to financial sustainability presented by the external environment. At the same time you will be open to the development of new services.
War on Want is seeking an experienced financial professional to become a Trustee and join the Council of Management in providing financial oversight and advice in the role of a voluntary Treasurer. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced finance or auditing professional to participate in a dynamic and passionate team.
We are looking to appoint two new trustees to support the continuous development of the Chartered Certified Accountants’ Benevolent Fund. Our mission is to ‘provide timely and appropriate support to members and their families who face hardship or need at any time’.
"Supply chains are becoming increasingly opaque. Charities must remain diligent throughout the entire process. Both Comic Relief and Spice Girls checked out the ethical sourcing credentials of manufacturer Represent, however, it subsequently changed the manufacturer without their knowledge.
"As a result, we’re seeing first-hand the reputational damage that can occur from unethical sourcing practices."
The 2018 Charity Times Annual Conference set out to provide delegates with insights into how key decision makers can work to lead their charities through difficult times, whilst taking the opportunities that present themselves.
The ‘WannaCry’ global ransomware attack this May brought cybercrime into the limelight, affecting thousands of organisations. As a result of the attack, the Charity Commission said the third sector had to do more to protect itself. What more can charities do?
Charity Investment Conference in association with GAM Event Date: 29 November 2018 - 1pm-5pm Royal Institution, 21 Albemarle St, Mayfair, London, W1S 4BSFor booking and enquiries email firstname.lastname@example.org