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On the 1 May 2019, Bond’s cross-sector safeguarding group published a practical guide exploring the six ways that trustees of UK-based NGOs should take the lead on safeguarding.
Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse: Government Responds to Interim Report and Recommendations >
On 19 December 2018, the Government published its response to the recommendations set out in the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse’s (IICSA) Interim Report (which was published in April 2018).
The Charity Commission has published its updated ‘Statement of Strategic Intent’, which sets out its key objectives over the next five years.
Work is now well underway on the DfID-funded project on Governance and Reporting, in connection with the work of Working Group 4: Complaints and Reporting, which was set up following the DfID Summit on Safeguarding in INGOs in the Spring.
The BWB Safeguarding Best Practice Group recently explored the tension between safeguarding and GDPR, two key developments facing the charity sector today.
Safeguarding, as critically important as ever and rapidly rising in the regulatory agenda and media prominence, has been hastily evolving in the past six months.
In December 2017, the Charity Commission published a revised safeguarding strategy and the Local Government Association published “Making Safeguarding Personal: What might ‘good’ look like for those working in the housing sector?”.