13 Sep 2016
Charity Commission opens investigation into youth charity that ignored advice on conflicts of interest
The Charity Commission has opened a statutory inquiry into a young people’s charity over concerns about conflicts of interest and about how it managed its property.
Managing risk; building an inclusive board; and developing strategy – being a chair on a Charity 100 Index board is a challenging role. Vibeka Mair analyses the major trends from the 2012 Trustee Leadership Survey.
The transfer of responsibility for England and Wales' waterways from British Waterways to the Canal and River Trust is official with the former now ceasing to exist.
Charity 100 Index boards include increasing numbers of women, but they are falling short in other areas of diversity, according to the Trustee Leadership of the Largest 100 Charities survey published this month.
There needs to be a complete rethink on board selection, responsibility and business knowledge - after all, a charity is still a business.
Reza Motazedi presents a model anti-money laundering policy.
Maurice Rumbold, chair of United Response offers his thoughts on why having the same chief executive for 40 years works has worked so well for the charity.
Not all charities need or have paid staff. But in those that do, a frequently thorny issue is that of direct contact between staff and trustees. Jan Masaoka explains.
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