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Society Diary: Drinking at Stonehenge stonewalled

12 Feb 2016

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

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Trustee Exchange 2015

Jenni Cahill spent yesterday at the eighth annual Trustee Exchange conference, chaired by Governance editor Dorothy Dalton.  Here's what she learned.

Sir Clive Booth, Chair, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust

Getting the balance right between allocating sufficient time to discuss the issue, but not too much, can be a tricky task for any chair, says Sir Clive Booth.

The business of fundraising

Fundraising is a realm all-too-oft avoided in a charity's boardroom, and left to buoy itself. But Sir David Varney intends to use his extensive business experience to help encourage corporate donations at the Stroke Association, where he is chairman designate.

Building on shaky foundations

The fly on the wall series continues to monitor the progress of Time Banks UK's new chair of trustees, Martin Farrell.

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

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Charities must do more to protect public trust

5 Feb 2016

Gareth Jones looks back at the past few months of charity-battering media coverage.

Where there's a Wilson, there's a way

3 Feb 2016

The Office for Civil Society’s 2016 agenda has a familiar ring to it, says Ian Allsop.

How to maximise the value of IT

2 Feb 2016

Rowenna Fielding explains why IT business analysts can be critical to the smooth running of a charity...

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