It’s the second annual charity fraud awareness week this week (23 – 27 October), led by Charities Against Fraud partnership of over 40 charities, professionals representative charitable bodies and other not-for-profit stakeholders working together to combat fraud targeted against charities.
The main aims of the week are to:
- raise awareness of the key risks affecting the sector
- promote and share good counter-fraud practices
- promote honesty and openness about fraud
How you can get involved and build resilience this week:
The campaign will run between Monday 23 October and Friday 27 October 2017. Each day will have a specific theme. Here are some of the activities planned by Charities Against Fraud that you might like to join in, including free webinars (accessible on the links below from 9.30am on the date listed):
Monday 23 Oct – Theme: Creating a counter fraud culture
Tuesday 24 Oct – Bribery and corruption
Wednesday 25 Oct – Cyber-fraud / identity fraud
Thursday 26 Oct – Fundraising fraud
Friday 27 Oct – Insider fraud / Reporting fraud
You can also access the Charity Commission updated guidance here: protect your charity from fraud.