Mike Hudson describes a few of the findings of a recent survey of the governance of the largest 500 charities.
Managing risk; building an inclusive board; and developing strategy – being a chair on a Charity 100 Index board is a challenging role. Vibeka Mair analyses the major trends from the 2012 Trustee Leadership Survey.
The Trustee leadership survey reveals the demographical, financial and structural trends in the top 100 charities, most notably that the 2008 prediction that more women will ride high in chair roles has not come to fruition.
Over the past few months, Richard Gutch interviewed 100 chief executives about the challenges and opportunities they are facing. Governance issues were one of the areas he explored.
The 2008 Baker Tilly Voluntary Sector Governance Survey, in association with Charity Finance and Governance, track trends in a number of areas including operational structures, performance measurement, internal controls and reporting, as well as highlight new concerns for trustees.