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In conversation with charities, our Specialist Volunteer team has uncovered that risk management is a key area that charities request support with.
Often times an organisation’s risk register doesn’t solely focus on risk – also incorporating impacts (outcomes) and issues. It’s important to take a step back and really identify what risks your organisation potentially faces to become more proactive in protecting your organisation from future risk.
Inspiring Scotland has discovered a special service offered to help charities identify risk. Risk management business RSM offers fixed-fee support, designed to fully understand a charity’s activities, consider the main areas of risk and help provide you and the organisation with a cost-effective and proportionate approach to better manage your risks.
“Ask yourself, do you get that high level of assurance that the things that keep you awake are being managed effectively. Are you the reactive organisation that is blindsided first by the cause and then by the outcomes; Are you now firefighting your way through, sometimes successfully but other times unsuccessfully?”
Identifying quality opportunities for charities is part of our commitment to strengthening the sector. All third sector organisations in Scotland are welcome to reach out – your organisation does not currently need to be receiving funding from Inspiring Scotland
Find out more about this service.
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Not only does Inspiring Scotland’s Specialist Volunteer Network (SVN) connect charities with professional volunteers to solve challenges, but our team are also on hand to help you recruit and train your Board. Meet Bill Speirs, Board Director at The Jeely Piece Club Bill was a practising solicitor from 1978 until 2021. He helped set upRead More
Online conference aims to redesign sustainable employment opportunities for people with additional support needs in the South of Scotland. A conference focused on addressing employment opportunities for young people with additional support needs in the South of Scotland will be hosted by the Additional Support Needs (ASN) Learning Network on Friday 8 September 2023. TheRead More