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Society Diary: Gold medals and red faces and the regulator’s colossal booboo

19 Aug 2016

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Society Diary: Gold medals and red faces and the regulator’s colossal booboo

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Widespread payment of trustees could harm public perception of charities

Andrew Purkis warns that making it easier to pay trustees could damage the public's perception of charities.

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

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Public trust in charities matters, says Andrew Purkis, but should we pay much attention to recent figures showing it is falling?

Society Diary: Pick up sticks and water Pokemon for all

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

Can't help but think that this issue and many of the other bad news stories to have hit the sector over the last few months are rooted in poor governance.

» The story in the Times isn't nonsense, the sector needs to sit up and take notice

Andrew Newton

Andrew Newton says that being a disabled person has helped him to be effective as a trustee of a disability charity.

Neil Robertson

Keeping good minutes of decisions can help your charity avoid regulatory action and bad publicity, advises Neil Robertson.

Open door policy: the importance of approachability for a charity chief executive

Helen Simmons says that a good leader needs to be in touch with what’s really happening in the organisation.

Society Diary: A knightly news tale, an overdue announcement and goodbye sweet Bubb

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