The Charity Commission for England and Wales have published this advice for charities wishing to respond to the Ukraine crisis. Please also see this post on offering a home to refugees and the video of a webinar on charity duties when working with refuges.
Most Buddhist charities in the UK are insured under the Buddhist Insurance Scheme, which is underwritten by Ecclesiastical Insurance. To ensure that you would actually be covered should your charity ever have reason to make an insurance claim related to a Safeguarding matter, do look at Ecclesiastical’s expectations of charities in relation to Safeguarding standards. https://www.ecclesiastical.com/risk-management/safeguarding/ Please note that …. Read More >
Are you inspired to offer help to Ukrainian refugees? We need to bear in mind that refugees are extremely vulnerable to abuse and exploitation, particularly sexual abuse and trafficking, and Safeguarding measures are required to reduce risk. Buddhists wishing to offer to take in Ukrainian refugees can at present only do this (officially) as individual …. Read More >
Free DBS webinars for faith charity trustees, staff and volunteers in England and Wales: Wednesday 2nd March, 12pm – 1pm repeated on Thursday 3rd March, 7pm – 8pm Book for one of these webinars. All charities in England and Wales are required to DBS (security) check staff and volunteers, as appropriate. But who needs to …. Read More >