Governance and management

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Charity Commission reform vital for civil society strategy to work | Nathan Yeowell
The government’s plan could have a massive, positive impact on the sector, but we must be honest about what’s needed

Nathan Yeowell

25, May, 2018 @8:33 AM

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Two years on from Kids Company, are charities worth saving?| Asheem Singh
Camila Batmanghelidjh’s work was monitored by volunteer trustees but this is no way to run vital services. No wonder charities struggle to survive

Asheem Singh

08, Aug, 2017 @6:42 AM

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What you need to know to be a charity trustee | Jane Hobson
With Kids Company’s travails in the news again, here’s some guidance on charity trustee responsibilities, from finances to overseeing staff and volunteers

Jane Hobson

03, Aug, 2017 @6:42 AM

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How charities must transform for the digital age | Zoe Amar
Technology is not just about more digital tools and skills. It raises big questions about how we see the future of the voluntary sector

Zoe Amar

31, Jul, 2017 @6:23 AM

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Charities must put those we help on the board of trustees | Joel Rose
Beneficiaries are the people who know first-hand the importance of a charity’s mission. They can bring skills, vision and passion, plus personal experience

Joel Rose

12, Jun, 2017 @6:59 AM

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'I feel abandoned': charities must resolve the conflict between volunteers and staff
Charities need to invest in leadership and training as well as recruitment to manage their volunteers more effectively

Fiona Beddoes-Jones

06, Jun, 2017 @6:42 AM

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Nine in 10 charities expect to deliver more public services | Dan Corry
Changing role of the state is seriously affecting charities, while governance and digital skills remain areas of concern, finds a report by New Philanthropy Capital

Dan Corry

24, May, 2017 @8:25 AM

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How to build a successful charity from scratch | Jo Owen
As a serial founder, I know running a charity is harder than business. Here’s my advice, from avoiding fraud to managing finance and hiring on a budget

Jo Owen

17, May, 2017 @8:00 AM

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GDPR: how charities should prepare for data protection changes
New regulations affecting fundraising, campaigning and volunteer management come into effect in 2018. Here’s how you can be ready

Daniel Fluskey

05, May, 2017 @6:45 AM

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Top tips: how to be the best charity trustee | Leon Ward
Connect to networks, get some training and be visible to staff: five tips to help new trustees contribute fully to their voluntary sector board

Leon Ward

03, May, 2017 @6:43 AM

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How can charities cope with the death of a founder? | Cat Whitehouse
Two years ago, Pathway’s inspirational founder died suddenly. We realised how hard it was for us to move on while staying true to his vision

Cat Whitehouse

26, Apr, 2017 @6:33 AM

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Charities: weathering worst of the storms? | David Brindle
A rise in volunteering and activism suggests some storms have been weathered, as annual NCVO conference looks to the positives for the sector

David Brindle

19, Apr, 2017 @6:43 AM

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