My first charity governance code webinar, courtesy of Norman Blisset @gallanach_eltd.

October 18th, 2017

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This blog was written for Civil Society Futures. Civil Society Futures asked me to blog about the new Charity Governance Code. Although, as chair of the Code’s Steering Group, I’ve written lots of articles about it, this request immediately put me into a spin as I wondered what was so newsworthy and interesting about the […]

September 12th, 2017

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After a year of discussion and consultation, I’m delighted that we’re finally launching the new charity governance code. The code provides a framework for charities to meet current day expectations of what good governance looks like, and it will help charities shape a continuous improvement to their approach. The code is overseen by a steering […]

July 28th, 2017

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Here is my blog that accompanied the launch of the consultation on the proposed new Charity Governance Code. Yesterday, the start of Trustee Week, saw the launch of consultation on a refreshed and renamed Charity Governance Code. The Code is overseen by a Steering Group of ACEVO, Association of Chairs, ICSA: The Governance Institute, NCVO, […]

November 8th, 2016

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While the UK’s charities are by and large being more transparent about pay, an article in Monday’s Sun proves that the issue isn’t going to just go away.   As Monday’s Sun illustrates only too well the debate about senior executive pay is not exclusive to charities, nor has it gone away. The pay of University […]

June 10th, 2015

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‘It’s as dull as dishwater, and not worth the paper it’s written on’ was how one trustee of a large charity recently described ‘Good Governance – the Code for the Voluntary and Community Sector’ to us. That view may be going a bit far, not least because when introduced in 2005 the Good Governance Code […]

September 30th, 2014

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