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Supporting Scotland's vibrant voluntary sector

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations is the membership organisation for Scotland's charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. Charity registered in Scotland SC003558. Registered office Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh EH3 6BB.

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Navigating risk: safeguarding charities in a changing landscape

Brodies LLP

Day
Tuesday 7 November
Time slot
11:00-12:00
This event took place 4 months ago
Room
Fintry suite
Wheelchair accessible
Contact
Robyn Shepherd
Topics
Running your organisation Governance and legal
Overall aim

Attendees will understand:

  • The critical aspects of safeguarding personal data within the charity sector;
  • Potential risks associated with data breaches and cyber risk and non-compliance with data protection regulations;
  • Best practices to strengthen data resilience and maintain the trust of donors, beneficiaries and stakeholders;
  • The potential risks that arise in charity operations;
  • How to empower charities to recognise and manage health & safety risks and to protect their organisations from potential legal liabilities;
  • Employment-related risks: the main employee related risks that employers should be alive to and the effective management of employees to minimise such risks materialising;
  • How compliance with employment laws can bolster the overall risk management framework of a charity;
  • The crucial role of governance in minimising legal and reputational risks.
  • Key governance challenges faced by charities and how good governance practices can safeguard the charity's mission and long-term sustainability
  • What charities should be doing in preparation for the coming into force of the Charities (Regulation and Administration)(Scotland) Bill.
Description

In a rapidly evolving world charities face unique challenges when it comes to managing risk effectively. To shed light on this crucial topic, this panel event brings together legal experts from across the Charities & Third Sector team at Brodies LLP to discuss the diverse aspects of risk that charities encounter and offer practical insights, showcase innovative tools and solutions, as well as answering your questions on how to safeguard their operations and reputation.

Who was the event aimed at?

Trustees

Who spoke at this event?
Kenneth Pinkerton
Lynne Marr
Martin Sloan
Kate Donachie
 
Brought to you by
SCVO
Platinum sponsor
Keegan & Pennykid
Gold sponsors
AAB
The Access Group
CCLA
Social Print & Copy
Vodafone Business
Strategic partners
ACOSVO
 
Social Enterprise Scotland
 
Volunteer Scotland
 
Local host partner
EVOC