Knowledge Hub

  • Video

    Information and cyber security webinar

    Topics: Risk / IT, technology and digital / Governance, legal and compliance / Fraud
    Posted by: Emma Abbott
    On: 29.08.2023

    Protecting your organisation from cyber security breaches is vital. Experts from Adapta Consulting shared their insights and best practice guidance with CFG's Arts Sector Special Interest Group in July and it's recommended viewing for all!

    Time to read: 1 minutes
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  • Long read

    Part 2: Fraud - prevention is better than cure

    Topics: Risk / Governance, legal and compliance / Fraud / Accounting and reporting
    Written by: Pesh Framjee
    On: 05.06.2023

    In our second and final part of Pesh Framjee's article on fraud prevention, Pesh explores lines of defence and appropriate controls, and shares a number of helpful fraud case studies.

    Time to read: 17 minutes
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  • Long read

    Part 1: Fraud - prevention is better than cure

    Topics: Risk / Governance, legal and compliance / Fraud / Accounting and reporting
    Written by: Pesh Framjee
    On: 05.06.2023

    CFG's Special Advisor Pesh Framjee provides practical advice on the issue of fraud. This two part series takes an in-depth look at what fraud is and isn't, the 'recipe for fraud' and practical steps to prevention.

    Time to read: 12 minutes
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  • Do you have cyber-security sense?

    Topics: Risk / IT, technology and digital / Governance, legal and compliance / Fraud
    Written by: Natalie Barbosa
    On: 30.05.2023

    What does the latest Charity Commission guidance on internal financial controls say about cybercrime, cryptoassets and public collections? Natalie Barbosa from Anthony Collins takes a look at the latest guidance and sets out some important takeaways.

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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  • Act now to plug digital capability gaps

    Topics: Risk / IT, technology and digital / Fraud
    Posted by: CFG
    On: 02.02.2023

    John Fitzgerald, digital evolution manager for the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO), has some top tips for charities to enhance their cyber security capabilities.

    Time to read: 4 minutes
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  • Event

    Crowe and CFG annual round-up 2023

    Topics: Tax and VAT / Risk / Investment / Governance, legal and compliance / Fraud / Accounting and reporting
    Written by: Naziar Hashemi
    On: 27.01.2023

    On 12 January 2023, Crowe UK and Charity Finance Group ran an annual round-up event, highlighting key legal and regulatory changes and updates. This ever-popular event covered a wide range of topics and issues. If you missed it or need a refresher you can now watch the video and read the key points...

    Time to read: 4 minutes
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  • Is internal fraud increasing? Insights from BDO's Charity Fraud Report 2022

    Topics: Risk / Fraud
    Written by: CFG
    On: 13.12.2022

    The risk of fraud from within is a growing concern for charities, with the cost of living crisis and economic downturn becoming catalysts for fraudulent behaviour. BDO and Fraud Advisory Panel share insights from the latest Charity Fraud Survey 2022.

    Time to read: 2 minutes
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  • CFG Guide for Small Charities: Fraud

    Topics: Fraud
    Written by: CFG
    On: 20.10.2022

    It's #CharityFraudAwarenessWeek! Check out our three-minute guide for small charities which provides an overview of the ever-changing topic of fraud.

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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  • CFG comments

    Driving out scams and copycats

    Topics: People and culture / Fraud
    Written by: Caron Bradshaw
    On: 10.02.2022

    In an honest account, Caron Bradshaw, CEO, CFG, shares how she fell foul of a copycat website scam and shares advice on how to avoid making the same mistake.

    Time to read: 4 minutes
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  • HMRC issues guidance on avoiding cyber and phone scams

    Topics: Risk / Fraud
    Posted by: CFG
    On: 21.09.2021

    Online scams increase two-fold during Covid.

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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  • Campaign

    Now, more than ever, it pays to be fraud aware

    Topics: Fraud
    Posted by: CFG
    On: 19.10.2020

    It's the start of Fraud Awareness Week! Claire Parris from the Charity Commission, explains why it pays to be fraud aware.

    Time to read: 2 minutes
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  • Charities – Changes to Anti-Money Laundering Regulations

    Topics: Fraud
    Posted by: Guest blogger
    On: 24.02.2020

    By Stephen Cole, Senior Associate at Hewitsons LLP

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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