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    AI: how can charities respond to the hype?

    Topics: Risk / People and culture / IT, technology and digital
    Written by: Sarah Belsham
    On: 14.03.2024

    As AI technologies evolve and employees experiment, organisations should look to set out their AI strategy. Sarah Belsham from RSM UK explains how.

    Time to read: 2 minutes
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  • Finance data architecture: the hidden secret to success

    Topics: Procurement and resources / IT, technology and digital / Accounting and reporting
    Written by: Iain Goldmann FCIPD
    On: 05.03.2024

    After spending a significant period of time working with various charities, we have found the hidden secret behind successful charity finance teams: finance data architecture. Iain Goldmann, partner at Cloud Doing Good, explains.

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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  • We're celebrating The Finance Journey at 10!

    Topics: People and culture / Leadership and career development / IT, technology and digital
    Written by: Simon Hopkins
    On: 13.02.2024

    CFG's finance development tool celebrates its tenth birthday this year. Simon Hopkins - author of The Finance Journey - explains why it's more important than ever and shares a call to action...

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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  • Risk and resilience in 2024

    Topics: Risk / People and culture / IT, technology and digital / Funding / Financial sustainability / Environmental, social, governance (ESG) / Banking and financial services
    Written by: Sam Burne James
    On: 17.01.2024

    What lays ahead in 2024? Sam Burne James speaks to charity sector leaders for their predictions, insights and advice on how to reduce risk, remain resilient and prepare for the future.

    Time to read: 9 minutes
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  • AI: opportunities, threats and policy

    Topics: IT, technology and digital / Governance, legal and compliance / Environmental, social, governance (ESG)
    Written by: Eleonor Duhs
    On: 19.10.2023

    Artificial intelligence (AI) is evolving rapidly and adoption is moving at a lightening pace too. Eleonor Duhs from Bates Wells takes a look at how policy-makers in the EU, US and UK are trying to keep pace.

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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    How will your charity harness the power and potential of AI?

    Topics: IT, technology and digital / Governance, legal and compliance / Environmental, social, governance (ESG)
    Written by: Emma Abbott
    On: 04.09.2023

    Generative AI presents an enormous opportunity to do more good with less. But what are the ethical considerations for charities? Emma Abbott and Clare Mills take a closer look.

    Time to read: 5 minutes
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    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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  • 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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  • Quick read: Maximising the impact of grant-making

    Topics: IT, technology and digital / Funding
    Written by: Nell Dodge
    On: 05.04.2023

    Automating processes and using the right software can vastly improve the way your charity manages its grant-making process. Nell Dodge from SmartSimple shares five ways you can boost impact with the right software.

    Time to read: 2 minutes
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    Hot topic! The pros and cons of remote working

    Topics: Procurement and resources / People and culture / Leadership and career development / IT, technology and digital
    Posted by: CFG
    On: 04.04.2023

    Three CFG partners come together to discuss the benefits and challenges of remote working in the charity and wider NFP sector.

    Time to read: 1 minutes
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    Webinar: Getting in shape for 2023

    Topics: Risk / IT, technology and digital / Governance, legal and compliance / Accounting and reporting
    Posted by: CFG
    On: 06.03.2023

    CFG partners Russell-Cooke share their recent webinar on legal and regulatory changes in the charity sector, from property to employment law through to the Charities Act 2022 and more.

    Time to read: 1 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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