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How to assess risk for charities working internationally

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Charities working internationally may face particular risks due to their operating environment including the application of financial sanctions, greater levels of corruption or criminal activity and the presence of terrorists, proscribed groups or designated entities. As a risk-led regulator, we …

How charities are responding to cyber security threats

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Guest blog by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC).  The Cyber Security Breaches Survey is an annual report by The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS). It reports on how businesses and charities are responding to the cyber …

Protecting your charity this Anti-Corruption Day and beyond

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This Sunday (9 December) is International Anti-Corruption Day, a United Nations global campaign to raise awareness of the severity and impact of corruption to social and economic development. Around $1 trillion is paid in bribes each year and an estimated …

Freedom of speech helps charity, and society thrive – but it’s not an absolute right

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As registrar of the 167,000 charities in England and Wales, we are witness every day to the outstanding role these organisations play in bettering society. Charities are at their best when they contribute to civil society by building social cohesion, …

There's no room for doubt around safeguarding: protecting people is too important

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People turn to charities for lots of different reasons. Sometimes for advice, a sense of community, support, or, in the case of the many vital refuges or care homes that house vulnerable adults and children, for safety or security. Charities …

Guidance for charities working internationally: you spoke, we listened

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In the spring we launched a survey for charities working internationally to find out if our guidance meets your needs. Charities working internationally may face particular risks due to their operating environment that could be caused by political, social or …