Choosing the right chief executive
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How to choose the right chief executive

3 Jul 2015 | Karen Brown

Leading the selection of a new chief executive falls squarely on the shoulders of the chair. Karen Brown explains how to go about it.


How to choose the right chief executive

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Dominic Fox, chief executive, Association of Charitable Organisations

The Association of Charitable Organisations has criticised the Charity Commission for forcing its members to waste time and money on the Charity Tribunal case being heard in London this week.

Attorney General Dominic Grieve

A cohort of benevolent funds will appear before the Upper Tribunal this week to argue that they provide services to a sufficiently wide range of people to pass the public benefit test.

Sir Richard Lambert, chair of Big Society Trust

Former CBI director-general Sir Richard Lambert has been chosen to chair the Big Society Trust, the holding company charged with ensuring that Big Society Capital stays true to its mission.

Fundraising is everybody's business

The funding crisis means that now, fundraising is everybody's business, says Jo Swinhoe. Fundraisers need to encourage themselves, and others in their organisations, to start talking about the good they do.

A giant of the charity sector, but an even greater friend. I am truly devastated that Dave is no longer with us.

» Former Citizens Advice chief David Harker dies

A Stateside approach to charity governance

Tesse Akpeki attended the BoardSource 2011 Leadership forum, and was left inspired by a new American approach to charity governance.

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Conservative peer Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts has been chosen to lead the government’s review of the Charities Act 2006.

Why should the devil have all the good music?

Amidst the mirk of the spending cuts, David Philpott concludes that faith is the light that will guide the charity sector through.

How to act in a crisis - kicking the rabbit habit

It may be natural to freeze in a crisis but Martin Farrell says that is exactly when the board needs to act.

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