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What a businessperson needs to learn when they become a charity trustee

23 May 2016
Tags: Trustees

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.

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

Our weekly round-up of interesting and outlandish information, collected from the corners of the charity sector.

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.

Has the taxpayer gained? I don't think so - the small savings to the Treasury (after the redundancy costs) are far outweighed by the damaging consequences of an under-resourced charity regulator.

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

Our weekly round-up of interesting and outlandish information, collected from the corners of the charity sector.

Society Diary: Kate's in Vogue, dog’s best friend and silly survey responses

Our weekly round-up of interesting and outlandish information, collected from the corners of the charity sector.

Society Diary: A minister spurned, a castle and a hard place and charity naming rights

Our weekly round-up of outlandish and interesting information collected from the corners of the charity sector.

After Kids Company, could we be next? The seven deadly sins of trustee boards

The trustees were blamed for the fall of Kids Company, but what should they have done differently? John Williams examines the most common failings of charity boards.

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