From next year, the Royal National Lifeboat Institution will only ask for money from people who have given explicit permission to be asked. Its chief executive, head of funding and treasurer tell Melanie Stern how and why.
Dimensions, the charity that supports people with learning disabilities, works hard to give a voice to all its service users, says Ann McCallum, co-chair of Dimensions council.
A chair and a chief executive advise on the best course of action for dealing with a disgruntled board.
Ros Oakley offers advice to a chair eager to improve the chief executive's report.
Good advice, but there is an important point to add: merger is rarely a proper answer to impending insolvency.
Professor Sir William Wakeham, past vice president of the Royal Academy of Engineering, describes some of the changes to the organisation's governance.
Jill Makepeace-Warne recalls her time at a charity as it dealt with the death of its chief executive.