Communication is important for good governance. Gillian Lees highlights some conversations that charity trustees should have.
James Cross advises the chairman of a charity facing insolvency due to a lack of unrestricted cash despite having a surplus of restricted income.
William Garnett explains when it might be necessary to remove a chief executive and how to go about it.
Good advice, but there is an important point to add: merger is rarely a proper answer to impending insolvency.
David Ellis, chair of Touch Trust, explains how a review of governance has been important for the continued success of this charity for people of all ages with profound and multiple disabilities.
A chief executive and governance expert advise a trustee of a charity which has found itself in financial difficulty after trustees stopped scrutinising proposals in favour of relying on 'expert' committees.
A chair and a governance consultant advise a charity where staff are felling under pressure after its plans to cut costs and expand ran into difficulty.