Girlguiding: from operational to strategic
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Girlguiding: from operational to strategic

12 Jan 2015

Gill Slocombe, chair of Girlguiding, describes how this very large
membership body adapted its governance to deliver better and faster
strategic decision-making.

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Clic Sargent: a journey of transformation

Three years ago Clic Sargent was facing a big black hole in its finances. Jonathan Plumtree explains what the charity did to respond and how it emerged from the crisis stronger than ever.

Personal agendas have no place on charity boards

What do you do when a new chair of trustees manipulates ‘good practice’ to further his personal agenda for the charity?Two practitioners offer their views in this case study of poor governance.

Failure to report a serious incident to the Charity Commission

David Walker explains how a charity can end up in more difficulty by not reporting serious incidents to the Charity Commission.

Opening another bank account

Tina Allison advises the chair of a charity who is unsure about why staff are asking for a new bank account to be opened.

Good advice, but there is an important point to add: merger is rarely a proper answer to impending insolvency.

» Trustees ignoring looming insolvency

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Natasha Hart, founder and chief executive, Newham All Star Sports Academy, explains why being named Overall Winner at this year's Charity Awards, made her realise the charity needed to change.

Staff signing bank mandates

Sam Coutinho advises the chair of a charity who has discovered staff have been signing bank mandates.

Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries

Our guest Chairman advises making sure a charity is complying with on how to handle vulnerable beneficiaries.

David Hoare

David Hoare, chair of The Teenage Cancer Trust, describes his big governance issue.

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