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Bedding down radical change at Scope

10 Nov 2015 | Alice Maynard

Former Scope chair, Alice Maynard, describes the charity's governance journey following a radical change in structure.


Bedding down radical change at Scope

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Bill Wakeham

Professor Sir William Wakeham, past vice president of the Royal Academy of Engineering, describes some of the changes to the organisation's governance.

CEO salary

Two chairs advise on how to deal with the fallout of increasing media scrutiny over Lobbying Act guidelines and executive pay. 


Jill Makepeace-Warne recalls her time at a charity as it dealt with the death of its chief executive.

Trustees and members

Anne Moynihan looks at what happens when trustees and members disagree about the future direction of a charitable company.

Good advice, but there is an important point to add: merger is rarely a proper answer to impending insolvency.

» Trustees ignoring looming insolvency

Valerie Owen

Valerie Owen, OBE, chair of Swan Housing Association’s board, describes how seeing a governance problem as an opportunity for improvement led to a Swan that is really fit for the future.

Bullying in the workplace

A chief executive and employment lawyer offer advice on what to do when allegations of bullying heighten tension in the workplace.

Merger talks

Rushing towards a merger without following the proper procedures leads one charity into a bigger commitment than anticipated, reports Dianne Haley.

Group structures: considerations for trustees

Elizabeth Davis and Kirsteen Hook examine issues faced by trustees working with large complex networks.

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