13 Sep 2016
A married couple who are trustees for the same charity are taking the term 'other half' rather literally. What are the rules on sharing a trusteeship? Jayne Adams advises.
A series of Charity Commission investigations informs this article by Neal Green, the regulator's senior policy advisor, who warns that charities can easily get caught up spending all their resources on fundraising, rather than their stated purpose.
Anne-Marie Piper completes her overview of the governance and other issues arising for charities wishing or needing to trade.
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 postbag query in the July issue of Governance raised the issue of critical or libellous comments on blogs. In response, we've had legal expert and trustee William Garnett compile a social media policy to help you avoid such murky water.
When Baroness Barbara Young, chief executive of Diabetes UK joined the organisation in 2010, the governance structure left her confused. How did she tackle the confusion? With change of course.
An organisation to lobby for charity interests and educate the public about charities’ need to fundraise, pay competitive salaries and grow large is being set up in the United States, with plans to bring on international partners in the future.
Attending our one day courses is a highly effective way of ensuring new and existing trustees fully understand their role, responsibilities and liabilities.