5 Jul 2016
Bodies like Acevo and NCVO have failed to provide proper leadership and lacked a concerted response in defending charities from public criticism, Oxfam's director of communications said this week.
In this article Jan Masaoka looks at short-term and long-term strategies for trustees known as dead wood or worse.
MPs from both sides of the House took the Charity Commission to task over its handling of the Atlantic Bridge affair yesterday, with Conservatives accusing the regulator of bias against right-leaning organisations and Labour saying it was not tough enough.
The Conservative chair of the Public Administration Select Committee used the Charity Commission’s evidence session before the Committee yesterday to grill Commission chair Dame Suzi Leather about her personal views on the charitable status of public schools.
Can't help but think that this issue and many of the other bad news stories to have hit the sector over the last few months are rooted in poor governance.
A recent case highlights the importance of complying exactly with the conditions of a break clause, says Kate Slattery.
A chief executive questions whether it is still in the best interests of the charity for them to continue to be a member of the board.
A worried chairman seeks advice after learning that a former employee plans to sue the charity for discrimination.
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