12 Feb 2015
Our weekly round-up of outlandish and interesting information collected from the corners of the charity sector.
A newly appointed trustee is troubled when the chair arranges a meeting without the chief executive. What is the protocol for meetings, they ask?
BoardSource has recently published its NonProfit Governance Index 2010. Tesse Akpeki says the findings hold valuable insights from the US for governance development in the UK.
In May last year Civil Society announced that Project Prevention, an American charity that controversially pays drug and alcohol addicts to undergo sterilisation and long-term contraception procedures, would be coming to the UK. Here its founder Barbara Harris asks UK critics to think again before passing judgement.
I left fundraising after 15 years, and an obsession with outcome measuring above and beyond the immediate impact (oh, and one with "sustainability") played a large part.
Hilary Greengrass highlights the importance of the Charity Employees Benevolent Funds in light of the news that the Attorney General is examining whether all benevolent funds really do provide public benefit.
David Davison highlights a back-to-basics guide to the murky area of FRS17 disclosures.