Not enough has been done to improve the Commission’s governance
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Not enough has been done to improve the Commission’s governance

27 May 2016 | Kirsty Weakley

Kirsty Weakley considers the implications of yesterday’s Charity Commission board announcement.

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David Ainsworth

If you want good governance, you have to invest in support for the board, says David Ainsworth.

Rebecca Salt

Career marketer Rebecca Salt joined her first trustee board, at In Kind Direct, a year ago. She explores the differences between the charity environment and her more familiar corporate world.

Society Diary: Bubb's hub, sticking to knitting, and where's Willy

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There needs to be a complete rethink on board selection, responsibility and business knowledge - after all, a charity is still a business.

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Chris Sherwood

Boards must engage with digital services or their organisation may be left behind, says Chris Sherwood.

Kai Adams

Diversity on the board is not a question of sex or skin colour, says Kai Adams. It is about a breadth of effective thinking.

Neil Robertson

Don’t leave it to your treasurer to understand your finances, says Neil Robertson of the Charity Commission.

Society Diary: Waterway wars and Rob Wilson calls on everyone to do better

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