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Building bridges for a better relationship between the chair and chief executive

28 Jul 2016 | Emily Corfe

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

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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.

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.

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The Fundraising Regulator today published full proposals for its Fundraising Preference Service, including...

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Fundraisers need to be bold and express their charity’s impact with confidence, says Dan Fletcher.

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RNLI was the first major charity to announce it would move to ‘opt-in’ communications. Giving supporters...

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Gearalt Fahy, partner at 3volution, examines some of the challenges for employers created by the rise...

Four ways that innovation can be the solution for charities

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Business intelligence solutions for charities

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