How to recruit a board
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How to recruit a board

24 May 2016 | Emily Corfe
Tags: Trustees

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.

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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.

Trustees must set the tone for fundraising at their charity

Trustees can’t sit in on every fundraising ask. But Tania Mason argues that they must take charge of setting the culture that dictates how they are made.

How the Charities Act 2016 will affect the sector

Kirsty Weakley unpicks how the Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act will affect the sector.

David Robb

It has been ten years since the passing of the Act that brought the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) into being - but there are changes afoot, says David Robb.

Sue Daniels

Does your chief executive never take a break, arguing that holidays are for wimps? Sue Daniels examines the consequences of a workaholic boss.

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