18 Nov 2019
The Charity Commission has updated its guidance on safeguarding and protecting people.
Following a consultation with the sector, the Charity Commission
has updated its guidance on
safeguarding and protecting people.
All charity trustees have to ensure that their charity
prioritises the safety of anyone who comes into contact with their
charity. The guidance helps them do this and explains their duties
under safeguarding law.
The updated guidance has added a list of practical steps that
trustees can take, more clarity around criminal records (DBS)
checks, and more practical resources.
We would recommend that trustees ensure that safeguarding leads
within their organisations familiarise themselves with the updated
If you need any help with safeguarding, you can contact our safeguarding
service by email Safeguarding@wcva.cymru