13 Nov 2014
Consumers charity Which? spent just under 7 per cent of its total income on senior staff salaries, with its chief executive earning up to £340,000, according to its recently published annual accounts.
Richard Gutch interviewed the chairs of 17 different charities earlier this year. Their organisations cover children, disabled people, health and social care, and have turnovers ranging from £2.5m to £220m. What have the diversity adviser at Rampton Secure Hospital, the leader of Westminster Council, the former chief executive (CE) of Network Rail and a former army recruit got in common?
In autumn 2008, the board of the Nationwide Foundation faced a big agenda, including a new programme strategy, tackling complex governance issues and running normal business. Here John Kingston takes us through their action plan.
It is often assumed that charities can create committees and delegate powers to them as necessary. However, the rules governing the use of committees are stricter than many charities realise and the creation, operation and accountability of committees vary according to their structure and purpose.
Surely a more accurate one-line representation of this study is that 6 out of 10 people DO stop for charity fundraisers?
Being properly prepared when disaster strikes can make all the difference - and save lives, says Jay Patel.
Asylum-seeker clients of Refugee and Migrant Justice are taking the Justice and Home Secretaries to court in a bid to force the government to stump up close to £1m to cover the costs of transferring their legal cases to other lawyers.
This is the third instalment in a charity ‘soap’ written by Shirley Otto, governance specialist.