This month's Governance & Leadership magazine is a Trustees' Week special. It takes a look at what skills trustee boards need, and includes a quiz from the Charity Commission, testing your knowledge about trustees' roles and responsibilities. It also includes initiatives on how to improve the quality of governance, and an interview fro outgoing chief executive of RNIB, Lesley-Anne Alexander.
See below for links to a selection of articles from this month's magazine and infomation on how to subscribe.
- Twelve Lords a-reading: Kirsty Weakley summarises submissions to the Lords committee on charities
Cover theme: Trustee skills
- Working in harmony: David Ainsworth asks what skills trustee boards need
- Quiz: Do you know your duties as a trustee? A helpful quiz to test your knowledge about your role and responsibilities
- Boiling an ocean: Tania Mason details initiatives designed to improve the quality of governance
- John Williams: Board appraisals are like dental check-ups
- Neil Robertson: We must celebrate the vast majority of great trustees
- Diana Garnham: The one-team approach to staff/trustee relationships
- Helen Simmons: How to deal with a poor performing committee
People & Culture
- It's all about beneficiaries: Retiring RNIB chief executive Lesley-Anne Alexander fires her parting shots
- How (not) to run a meeting - a guide for chairs: Robin Stephenson outlines his top tips for making sure your board meetings are deeply unsatisfactory
Law & Governance
- A governance code for the next decade: Rosie Chapman outlines the changes proposed to the updated Code of Good Governance
- Bringing your risk register to life: A good risk register can be a powerful tool, says Caroline Mason
- Dear Andrew: Andrew Hind advises a trustee concerned about a former chief executive wanting to join the board
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