Group structures: considerations for trustees
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Group structures: considerations for trustees

26 Aug 2015

Elizabeth Davis and Kirsteen Hook examine issues faced by trustees working with large complex networks.

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Group structures: considerations for trustees

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The trustees' review of the financial budget

Each year trustees consider the budget for the next financial year. What should trustees of medium or large charities look for in a budget report to the board?

Learning through reviewing board performance (part 2)

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