Help & guidance for charities

  • Disaster recovery planning: step-by-step infographic

    Disaster recovery planning: step-by-step infographic

    Although it can be daunting, planning for disasters is essential for business owners that want their firm to stay on its feet after an unforeseen event.

  • How to make your website accessible

    How to make your website accessible

    When web professionals refer to website accessibility, they are referring to how usable your website is for people with disabilities. This is an important consideration for all organisations, but particularly so for charities and community groups.

  • 8 tips to keep your office secure

    8 tips to keep your office secure

    Business premises of all kinds, from single floors to whole properties, need to be made as secure as possible to ensure protection of your assets.

  • Professional indemnity insurance explained - a simple guide to PI insurance

    Professional indemnity insurance explained – a simple guide to PI insurance

    Professional indemnity insurance, often referred to as professional liability insurance or PI insurance, covers legal costs and expenses incurred in your defence, as well as any damages or costs that may be awarded, if you are alleged to have provided inadequate advice, services or designs that cause your client to lose money.

  • 6 tips for renting your charity's first premises

    6 tips for renting your charity's first premises

    Renting your charity's first premises is an exciting and important time for your organisation - but before you make the leap, there are a few factors you need to consider.

  • Top 10 ways to minimise risk

    Top 10 ways to minimise risk

    Preventing claims helps keep premiums reasonable and also enables companies to avoid significant costs and ‘downtime’ from activities. But with increased liability claims, how can organisations reduce their risk and help to safeguard their financial stability?

  • Alice Pulford wins Britain's Best Volunteer 2015

    Orphanage charity founder Alice Pulford wins Britain's Best Volunteer award

    Alice Pulford, founder and volunteer for the LoveSupportUnite Foundation from Rothley in Leicestershire, has been announced as the winner of Britain's Best Volunteer award.

  • How to use social media to grow your charity's reach

    How to use social media to grow your charity's reach

    Social media has been a game changer for all kinds of organisations across the globe, and it's showing no signs of slowing down.

  • BritCits

    Charity inspiration interview - BritCits

    Sonel Mehta is the founding trustee of BritCits – a human rights charity formed to protect British citizens and residents with non-EEA family members. Through policy work, liaising with media and information dissemination, the charity has made a big difference to the lives of many families since it was founded.

  • Chelford Tenants and Residents Association

    Charity inspiration interview CTARA

    Originally set up to help local residents with the transfer from the local Council to a Housing Trust, Chelford Tenants and Residents Association (CTARA) – a not-for-profit voluntary organisation – is still going strong ten years later.