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Charity Fraud 101

Small Charities Coalition

Wednesday, 25 October 2017 from 10:00 to 13:00 (BST)

Charity Fraud 101

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Charity fraud 101
An introduction to fraud for the trustees and managers of small charities

Fraud and cybercrime are now Britain’s most frequent crimes and pose a significant threat to the well-being of every charity, including small ones.

This means that it is increasingly important for trustees and managers to understand common fraud risks and how to prevent them. This practical half-day workshop for small charities will explain what you need to know about fraud and why.

This session will cover:

  • The cyber-fraud and financial crime landscape.
  • Identifying and assessing the key areas of internal and external fraud risk.
  • Understanding your responsibilities in safeguarding your charity’s funds.
  • Hallmarks of an effective approach to protecting your charity from fraud.


Trainer Bio: Martin Robinson
Martin is an Education and Training Consultant for the Fraud Advisory Panel, developing, presenting and facilitating a wide range of fraud-related events. He is also responsible for presenting fraud awareness and ‘fraud and the internal auditor’ training, on behalf of the Panel. Martin chairs the Fraud Advisory Panel’s fraud prevention and detection group.

Martin is the Training Development Advisor for the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors where his specialist subjects include risk management, governance, IT auditing, project management and audit reporting.

He is an independent risk and audit consultant and a licensed career coach.

He worked for twenty five years in the audit and risk department of Lloyds TSB Group, where his appointments included Head of Business Audit – Subsidiary Companies and Head of Risk Training.

Trainer Bio: Alan Bryce
Alan Bryce is the Head of Development and Operational Intelligence at the Charity Commission. In that role he takes a strategic lead working in partnership with charities and key stakeholders to develop the capability and capacity of the sector to tackle fraud. 

Alan is the former Head of Counter Fraud at the Audit Commission. In that role he was responsible for the development and delivery of the award winning series of reports on fraud in English local government, called Protecting the Public Purse. Alan has an MSc in Counter Fraud and Counter Corruption from the University of Portsmouth. 
Alan is also a founder member, and current committee member, of the Tenancy Fraud Forum. He is a CPFA qualified auditor, CPFA accredited investigator and a former police officer.


We ask that all attendees arrive 15 minutes before the workshop starts to allow for registration and ensure a timely start and the smooth running of the workshop. Tea and coffee will be provided throughout the day, however lunch will not be provided.

You must be a member of Small Charities Coalition in order to attend this workshop. If you aren't already you can register for free here.

We aim for all our venues to have step free access, but if you have any questions about accessibility please email

If the places have all been filled please do add your details to the waitlist and we will let you know as soon as a place becomes available.

Cancellations and Refunds:
If you cancel your place at least 3 full working days before the event takes place then you are entitled to a full refund by request. Refunds for cancellations after this point are given at the discretion of Small Charities Coalition.

If you cannot make a workshop please advise us as soon as possible. Workshops normally have a waitlist and if you notify us early enough then there's a good chance another charity can attend in your place.

Do you have questions about Charity Fraud 101? Contact Small Charities Coalition

When & Where

Frazer Jones
95 Queen Victoria St
EC4V 4HN London
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 25 October 2017 from 10:00 to 13:00 (BST)

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Small Charities Coalition

Small Charities Coalition is a national membership organisation that helps trustees, staff and volunteers of small charities access the skills, tools and information they need to get going and do what they do best.

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