16 Jul 2015
Tesse Akpeki highlights a new report which links good governance and a healthy gender balance on boards to better performance and profits on corporate boards.
Governance reader John Markham has his own Inspector Morse-style theory about the first instalment of the murder mystery ‘Who killed the chair?’ currently being serialised in Governance magazine.
Has the taxpayer gained? I don't think so - the small savings to the Treasury (after the redundancy costs) are far outweighed by the damaging consequences of an under-resourced charity regulator.
Peter Westgarth wholeheartedly supports David Blunkett MP's idea for a volunteering programme for young people, but urges those with the purse strings to remember those organisations already doing excellent work.
Neill Summerfield, a charity expense reduction analyst, recently helped the Royal Academy of Dance save over £1m in costs. He gives his top ten tips on how other charities can reduce their own expenditure.
High turnover of fundraising staff is not an unavoidable state of affairs. Fundraising managers and directors need to step up, look after their staff and reap the rewards, says Alan Gosschalk.