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Should you MOT test your financial controls every year?

1 Jul 2015

The Charity Commission has asked charities to report whether they have tested their financial controls in their annual returns. Sudhir Singh examines the pros and cons of this requirement.

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Ten commandments

Elizabeth Vallance draws on her extensive experience as chair to describe what she believes are the ten commandments of chairing any board in any sector.

Personal information

Benjamin James advises a trustee on the rules about storing personal information about major donors. 

Ethical dilemma

Emma-Jane Burnell advises someone who is a trustee of two chariteis and is facing a conflict of interest.

Devils Advocate

A 'devil's advocate' approach to challenge difficult issues on the board is the best way forward, argues Elizabeth Vibber. 

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

» Trustees ignoring looming insolvency

Risk management

Craig Walton gives his top tips on what to think about when renewing your insurance policy.

Whistleblowing

Cathy James asks if good whistleblowing procedures are embedded in your charity.

Deputy

A chair questions Ros Oakley on the do's and don'ts of appointing a vice chair to reinvigorate the board.

Campaigning

Rachel Mathieson advises a trustee on the rules about campaigning to influence public debate.

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