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November 13th, 2017

Posted In: Governance, Transparency

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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

Posted In: Accountability, Governance, Public Trust and Confidence, Transparency

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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

Posted In: Accountability, Governance, Public Trust and Confidence, Regulation, Transparency, Uncategorized

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Wikimedia UK is a charity client with a commitment to transparent governance arrangements, and they are a beacon of good practice in this area. I thought readers might be interested in seeing the two governance audits I carried out for Wikimedia UK; the most recent one being published at the end of November last year. In particular, in a section […]

January 5th, 2015

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ICSA asked me for my ‘tuppence’ worth on governance challenges facing charities this year, and looking forward, as part of a bigger article they were writing.  The full article can be found here and my responses to their questions are below: What do you think has been the most significant governance development over the past 12 […]

November 19th, 2014

Posted In: Charity Commission, Governance, Public Trust and Confidence, Regulation, Transparency

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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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