The Charity Commission says safeguarding should be a priority for all charities, not just those working with groups traditionally considered at risk. Trustees are responsible for safeguarding even if certain aspects of the work are delegated to staff.

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Charity Commission Guidance on Safeguarding

This guidance gives an overview of the requirements.

NCVO Resources on Safeguarding

NCVO have worked with partners to produce a bank of resources on Safeguarding for voluntary sector organisations, including checklists, guides, policies and procedures.