Information and cyber security webinar
29 August 2023
Protecting your organisation from cyber security breaches is vital. Experts from Adapta Consulting shared their insights and best practice guidance with CFG's Arts Sector Special Interest Group in July and ...
Part 2: Fraud - prevention is better than cure
5 June 2023
In our second and final part of Pesh Framjee's article on fraud prevention, Pesh explores lines of defence and appropriate controls, and shares a number of helpful fraud case studies.
Part 1: Fraud - prevention is better than cure
5 June 2023
CFG's Special Advisor Pesh Framjee provides practical advice on the issue of fraud. This two part series takes an in-depth look at what fraud is and isn't, the 'recipe for ...
Do you have cyber-security sense?
30 May 2023
What does the latest Charity Commission guidance on internal financial controls say about cybercrime, cryptoassets and public collections? Natalie Barbosa from Anthony Collins takes a look at the latest guidance ...
Act now to plug digital capability gaps
2 February 2023
John Fitzgerald, digital evolution manager for the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO), has some top tips for charities to enhance their cyber security capabilities.
Crowe and CFG annual round-up 2023
27 January 2023
On 12 January 2023, Crowe UK and Charity Finance Group ran an annual round-up event, highlighting key legal and regulatory changes and updates. This ever-popular event covered a wide range ...
CFG Guide for Small Charities: Fraud
20 October 2022
It's #CharityFraudAwarenessWeek! Check out our three-minute guide for small charities which provides an overview of the ever-changing topic of fraud.
Driving out scams and copycats
10 February 2022
In an honest account, Caron Bradshaw, CEO, CFG, shares how she fell foul of a copycat website scam and shares advice on how to avoid making the same mistake.
Finance Focus September 2021
29 September 2021
This month, we look at some of the issues charities are tackling post-pandemic, including flexible working and what's to become of the office. Also in this edition, interviews with National Children's ...
Finance Focus July 2021
29 July 2021
Inclusivity - why does it matter to finance professionals? We speak to charity leaders this month about equality, diversity and inclusivity (EDI). We also meet a small member charity - Jodie ...
Finance Focus October 2020
23 October 2020
Welcome to the October 2020 edition of Finance Focus. Issues covered inside: Mental health; fraud; audits; training; Brexit and much more!
The Charities Counter Fraud Checklist
28 March 2017
Charity Finance Group has produced The Charities Counter Fraud Checklist. This checklist is designed to help charities to establish (or strengthen) their counter-fraud policy. The checklist asks ten essential questions ...
The Small Charities Guide to Preventing Fraud
1 March 2017
Charity Finance Group (CFG) has launched a guide to help small charities counter fraud. The guide, The Small Charities Guide to Preventing Fraud looks at measures that charities can put ...
Countering Fraud: A guide for the UK charity sector
1 March 2016
Charity Finance Group (CFG) and PKF Littlejohnhave launched a new guide to help charities proactively counter fraud. This guide will help finance professionals and trustees to identify areas for improvement ...
Avoiding Cheque Fraud
11 March 2014
The Cheque and Credit Clearing Company (C&CCC) has published a new fraud prevention guide to help charities safeguard themselves from fraud when paying by cheque.
World Vision UK - Anti-Fraud Policy
13 May 2011
This policy sets out WVUK’s attitude to fraud, explains its nature and allocates responsibilities for prevention and reporting of both actual and attempted incidences.
Fraud Response Plan
9 December 2009
Features detailed guidance on how to uncover and respond to fraud. Detailed breakdown of immediate action, chain of command, planning and preparation and appropriate responses from management.
BRCS Anti-fraud and Corruption Policy
9 December 2009
The document outlines how BRCS identifies and responds to fraud and corruption, including advice on working with partner organisations and reporting duties for staff members.
2 October 2009
This policy names the Directors and Managers who have the authority to purchase goods and services and/or to make payments on the charity’s behalf.
Fraud - Prevention Better Than Cure
1 March 2000
Sets out the definition and the basic internal controls which should be in place to prevent the occurrence of fraud within a charity.