Alastair Keatinge reflects that charities should consider reporting notifiable events in line with their adoption of the Scottish Governance Code

Posted Jul 1, 2019

Alastair Keatinge contributed his thoughts on the publicity that the figures raised in the latest issue of Third Force News (June 2019) and an extract of the article follows.

Interesting debate followed the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) releasing figures that charities have reported over 300 ‘notifiable events’ over the past three years.

On one side, we have observers noting how high the numbers are; on the other, we have people saying they’re low. Alastair admits that he’s one of the latter.

Alastair had no intention of downplaying the number of serious concerns reported. He acknowledges that they relate to serious issues such as fraud, theft, financial loss or safeguarding, so every incident is one too many.

Read entire article here.