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Managing Risk

Managing risk - including organisational and financial risk, safeguarding and DBS, health, safety and wellbeing.

Title Description
Almond Tree Strategic Consulting - Charity Risk Management: A Mini-Guide A mini-guide to risk management in charities Visit website
Fire Safety Risk Assessment Guidance Government Guidance for Fire Safety Risk Assessment Visit website
GOV.UK - Charities and risk management (CC26) Guidance on risk management in charities Visit website
GOV.UK - Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) - ID Checking Guidelines GOV.UK – includes a list of "Documents the applicant must provide" Visit website
GOV.UK - Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) - ID Checking Guidelines GOV.UK - Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) - ID Checking Guidelines Visit website
Hampshire Safeguarding Children Partnership Resource library of useful information Download
https://knowhow.ncvo.org.uk/safeguarding/safeguarding# NCVO Knowhow has some useful resources in their online knowledge bank, including a number of resources on safeguarding Visit website
https://learning.nspcc.org.uk/research-resources NSPCC offers a wide range of safeguarding standards, toolkits and template policies designed to support and inform voluntary organisations on best practice Visit website
https://www.simplybusiness.co.uk/insurance/charity/ Comparison site with lots of hints and tips Visit website
Independence, Choice, and Risk Excellent summary on risk management in working with people Visit website
Institute for Risk Management - Charities and Voluntary Organisations Institute for Risk Management - webpage for charities Visit website
Institute for Risk Management - Charities and Voluntary Organisations Institute for Risk Management - webpage for charities Visit website
Institute of Risk Management - Brochure for Charities - Getting Started Institute for Risk Management - brochure for charities Visit website
Institute of Risk Management - Brochure for Charities - Getting Started Institute for Risk Management - brochure for charities Visit website
Institute of Risk Management - Brochure for Charities - Supplementary Guidance Institute for Risk Management - supplementary guidance for charities Visit website
Safeguarding Awareness Guide A short practical guide with useful contact details for Hampshire Organiations Download
Sample Risk Assesment A sample risk assessment for volunteers during Covid 19 Download
Skills for Care - Learning to Live with Risk Excellent summary on risk management in working with people Visit website

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