Collaboration - from wheelspin to traction
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Collaboration - from wheelspin to traction

1 May 2012

If the economic downturn is exciting more interest in collaboration, why is it that so little of this energy appears to be turning into action? Stewart Crocker offers some advice.

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A governance view of public service contracts

Public policy has long been to replace public service grants with contracts and latterly to replace much state delivery of public services with commissioned services. Julian Blake explains.

How to protect your charity from damaging conflicts of interest

Beryl Hobson explains the action charities can take to ensure they are not harmed by any trustees' conflicts of interests.

Public service delivery - five issues for boards to consider

Caroline Cooke from the Charity Commission outlines five points charities should consider when delivering public services as part of a consortium.

Inadvertently disempowering members

The committee members of a learning disability charity recently transferred all the assets and liabilities to a charitable company to protect themselves from personal liability without informing the membership of the unicorporated charity. A charity lawyer and governance consultant respond.

Risk from a governance perspective

Katharine Moss explains the key elements of a successful risk management process.

Charities and the use of subsidiary trading companies: Part 3

Anne-Marie Piper completes her overview of the governance and other issues arising for charities wishing or needing to trade.

Charities and the use of subsidiary trading companies: Part 2

Anne-Marie Piper continues her overview of the governance and other issues relating to charities wishing or needing to trade.

Susan Daniels, chief executive, National Deaf Children's Society

National Deaf Children’s Society chief executive Susan Daniels explains how the charity went about developing a strategy "for our times, but not limited by them".

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