RESOURCES - Safeguarding

Child Protection Expression of Concern Form

This form should be completed when there is cause for concern and given to your Designated Safeguarding Lead as soon as possible.

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NCVO Knowhow

NCVO Knowhow is an online resource which offers advice and support for voluntary organisations.

Many of these resources are free.  If you are looking for guidance, or simply want to learn more about safeguarding, take time to look at this link:

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Charity Commission

The Charity Commission shares updated information on safeguarding on its website.

Please do check for updates regularly and ensure  your organisation knows What to do to protect people who come into contact with your charity through its work, from abuse or mistreatment of any kind:

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Safeguarding and Child Protection Policies

This document has been written to offer guidance around some key points to consider when writing safeguarding, child protection and whistleblowing policies.

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Working Together to Safeguard

Click here for HM Government’s guide to inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.

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Trustee Safeguarding Duties

Click here for’s explanation of Trustee Safeguarding Duties.

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Safeguarding Issues in Charities

Click here to go to’s Strategy for dealing with safeguarding issues in charities.

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Trustee Duties

Just one example of a law firm that has good information on trustee duties. Click here for full piece of work.

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How to report a serious incident

Guidance for charity trustees about serious incidents: how to spot them and how to report. Click here for full report. Legal duty to charity commission, as an organisation with charitable status.

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