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Will changes to Charity Commission trustee guidance discourage people from becoming trustees?

25 Feb 2015

Leona Roche warns that proposed changes trustee guidance might have wider implications for the charity sector.  

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Will changes to Charity Commission trustee guidance discourage people from becoming trustees?

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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.

Ceci n'est pas un pipe, Magritte, Copyright Jay Cross

The term 'chairman' is long past its sell-by date, says Andy Gregg.


Realising the potential of governance

Tesse Akpeki pays tribute to the Acevo Governance Commission but warns against reinventing the wheel.

Politically charged

Ian Allsop reviews the political bunfight surrounding the appointment of the Charity Commission’s new chair.

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.

» The cuts don't work

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.

Stand and deliver – but for heaven's sake stop meddling

Chairs have a place in charities, says David Philpott, but it shouldn't be in the stationery cupboard counting pens, or debating the cost of electricity.

'You can't kill a chair, it's an inanimate object'

Governance reader John Markham has his own Inspector Morse-style theory about the first instalment of the murder mystery ‘Who killed the chair?’ currently being serialised in Governance magazine.


Who killed the chair? -  Part two

A charity chairman has been killed, but who's the culprit? Delve into a leadership nightmare in the second part of Shirley Otto's governance detective story.

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