Catch Up with Free Tips from our Special Interest Groups!


This month we ran our regular special interest group meetings for Finance, Communications and Regulation staff at our member organisations!


While reports are reserved for our members, we’ve put together some free tips & research snippets from each of the group meetings for your interest!


Finance Special Interest Group: 3 June 2015


At the Finance SIG briefing we looked into risk management and cyber security. We heard a timely warning about new phishing attack techniques and contributions from the Institute of Risk Management and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).

View CIMA’s recommended Bow Tie Model below, for understanding the nature and impact of risks:

Bow Tie Model for Risk Management
Click on the model for more background to the Bow Tie Model!


Communications Special Interest Group: 11 June 2015


This summer’s Communications SIG meeting looked into dealing with the media and getting your stories heard by the press. We heard from contributors including the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals and the British Veterinary Association. The latter shared their top tips for running a successful member survey to generate news stories that get picked up by the press:

BVA Tips for a Great Member Survey
Click the infographic for more background to the BVA survey!



Regulation Special Interest Group: 15 June 2015


At the Regulation Special Interest Group briefing, our members heard from the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and our CEO, who presented research carried out specifically for the meeting.

We discussed international regulation and vexatious complaints. Here’s an exclusive snippet of our research for the meeting:

Vexatious Complaints at Professional Bodies
Click the research to find out more about our Regulation SIG!

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