What's in January 2017's issue of Governance & Leadership magazine?

09 Jan 2017 News

This month's Governance & Leadership magazine looks at board diversity, and asks why you should want it. It also looks at how charities can close down without failing their beneficiaries, and how the Charity Commission's new digital services will help trustees.

See below for links to a selection of articles from this month's magazine and infomation on how to subscribe.

From the editor

New analysis

Cover theme: Board diversity


  • Vice principles: Time is the most important thing trustees give so use it wisely, says John Williams
  • Legal view: There are some quirks in the draft Charity Governance Code, says Elizabeth Jones
  • Fresh perspectives: Gender equality can't be all about women, says Martin Thomas.
  • The Regulator: Plan well if you want to keep your charity open, says Neil Robertson.

People & Culture

  • How to shut the doors: David Ainsworth looks at ways to close down your charity without failing your beneficiaries.

Law & Guidance

  • Digital developments: Kirsty Weakley speaks to David Holdsworth about how Charity Commission digital services will help trustees

The committee

  • Speaking with clarity: Hilary Seaward advises on how to convey financial information to the board without eyes glazing over.


  • Dear Andrew: Don't let your chair dominate every committee, warns Andrew Hind

Governance & Leadership covers all the major issues relevant to the roles of charity trustees and executive leaders, presenting topics from both perspectives. Subscribe today to receive six issues a year, discounts for training courses and access to premium governance content on civilsociety.co.uk. Charity subscriptions include five copes of each issue for your board.


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