Fresh perspectives: Charities should be able to right wrongs
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Fresh perspectives: Charities should be able to right wrongs 1

21 Sep 2016

If a charity finds something awry within its operations it should be given the chance to put it right, says Jacqui Lazare.

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Bridge

What is the best way for the chair to support the chief executive – and when does that support cross the line? Emily Corfe investigates.

What do charities need to know about the new government?

Kirsty Weakley looks at who’s in the new Cabinet so far, and what charities need to know about it.

How do the Conservative Party's leadership candidates compare on charity issues?

Kirsty Weakley looks at what experience the two candidates to be the next Prime Minister have of the charity sector.

How to recruit a board

While the idea of giving something back to society is an attractive prospect for many, the practicalities of becoming a trustee are often far from clear, as Emily Corfe reports.

Blind man's bluff

One of the most difficult jobs for the trustee is understanding what is happening in their organisation. David Ainsworth asks how the board can meet this challenge.

Charity Commission sign (image credit Fergus Burnett)

The Charity Commission has come in for criticism over the behaviour of its board and its governance structure. Kirsty Weakley takes a closer look at just who is running the regulator.

Staff morale

How content are staff at your charity? We looked at reviews posted online by employees in the sector's largest organisations to find out how they ranked.

The price of public trust?

The prospect that larger service-delivery charities may become subject to Freedom of Information requests has bubbled to the surface again. Emily Corfe examines compliance costs and data protection concerns.

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