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Society is changing in ways that have specific consequences for volunteering 1

22 Jun 2015

Gillian Guy, chief executive of Citizens Advice, explains why charities need to respond to changes in society to ensure that volunteering is sustainable.

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Society is changing in ways that have specific consequences for volunteering

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"But that's why we have a CEO ...."!

Tim Rutherford looks at lessons trustees can learn from the fraudulent activity at Astonbrook Housing Association.

Help! Our chief executive is charged with fraud

A chief executive appears to have been involved in a major fraud case and the charity faces losing their leader. Lizzie Jones advises the board how to redeem the situation.

Chairman's Corner: Benefit of the doubt?

A troubled chair of a small charity which is heavily reliant on its trustees for funding is faced with the dilemma that one of the members may have been wrongly accused of shoplifting. The Chairman offers some welcomed advice.

Too good to be true?

An anxious chair is unsure whether or not to accept a substantial strings-attached donation.

I left fundraising after 15 years, and an obsession with outcome measuring above and beyond the immediate impact (oh, and one with "sustainability") played a large part.

» Bring unicorns back to our world: the problem with outcomes

Too much trust

Trustees need to gain assurance from a variety of sources that the information they receive from management is reliable. Charles Cox reports on a case of systematic fraud at the highest level.

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