How safe is your USB stick? Many people often need to store important information such as client’s personal details, and transfer it between devices, but what would happen if you lost it?
Ruth Barnes at MVDA has created some simple instructions on how to encrypt a USB stick for Windows users.
Navca has shared this useful easyread information about the coronavirus situation. Please download or share it where appropriate.
Lloyds Bank Foundation have designed a free risk management toolkit with templates to help you to manage your charity’s risks.
This guide will help everyone in your charity learn how to:
This toolkit is a very helpful guide for Voluntary and Community Organisations to help them get everything they need in place to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Voluntary Organisations Development Agency (VODA) is our sister organisation in North Tyneside; they have granted us permission to share this toolkit in Middlesbrough. The toolkit is for smaller organisations, so if you have employees or hold contracts for services you will need to seek additional support and guidance.
NCVO has produced a compliance checklist for voluntary organisations to help make you know about the legislation and regulation that applies to you and how to ensure compliance.
A vital component of organisational effectiveness is ensuring compliance with legislation. This involves not only being sure of all of the legislation that applies to your organisation and complying with it, but also being able to demonstrate compliance by keeping records of checks, having policies and procedures around the legislation, and evidencing that people are taking responsibility for compliance.
Charity Finance Group has produced this counter fraud checklist for charities. This checklist is designed to help you to establish (or strengthen) a counter-fraud policy and to cultivate the right culture in your charity to help deter the dishonest minority.
This framework explores how appropriate VCS involvement can support intelligent and effective commissioning.
A guide to good practice in volunteer engagement.
This guide helps you analyse the difference your volunteers make to your organisation, service users, wider community and volunteers themselves.