14 February 2017
Audit, finance and risk committees have an important role to play. Charities must improve decision making and become more accountable for the way funds are raised to regain public trust. But with little central guidance, how can charities make sure their committees are fit for purpose and contribute to good governance?
26 October 2016
Charities place a significant trust in their employees. This does pose a level of risk and fraudsters will, and have targeted charities because of this trust.
25 October 2016
Charities typically handle large volumes of cash, from cash transactions in stores, to cash collections from fund raising or collections. Fraudulent activity, or theft, of this cash therefore has a significant impact on them, both from a financial and reputational standpoint.
14 September 2016
HMRC have now published guidance for charities so what should you be doing as a result?
05 September 2016
Are your trustees running out of time for the real work of the board? Charity Governance 2020 encourages boards to be less process driven, instead devoting their time to generating ideas and affirming the key strategic priorities for your organisation.
11 August 2016
Would your charity have stood up to the scrutiny of the Charity Commission in their 2016 monitoring review?
12 July 2016
Before becoming a trustee most people try to learn as much as possible about the prospective charity and the required commitment. Do your trustees invest sufficient time in understanding your charity?
20 April 2016
Boards do not exist to micro-manage a charity; instead they should complement management by asking a different set of questions – this is true governance.
19 April 2016
Charity Governance 2020 is about being as effective as possible. Raising from average to good, to outstanding, raising the standards of delivery and outcomes.