Trustee Competencies – A Quick Guide


Guest Blog – David Lale, Chairman of Charity People Group (Charity People, Career Volunteer & Charity Leaders) All charities are different and therefore no two trustee boards can be expected to share similar competences among … Read More

Bolstering Your Boardroom


Charities are vital to the social fabric of Britain and sitting on the board of a charity is a critical leadership role. While the government toys with increasing regulation, we believe this to be little … Read More

Charity sector’s first Trustee Academy launches

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Charity Leaders is launching the UK charity sector’s first Trustee Academy with their flagship Advanced Trustee Programme, accredited by the Institute of Leadership Management. The launch on Tuesday 19th January was attended by over 70 … Read More

Good Governance: Safer or Better?

Good Governance: Safer or Better?

Recent high profile press coverage has, once again, shone a light on governance in the voluntary sector. While the specific details of each case differs, the reaction of trustees and chairs will inevitably focus on … Read More

Getting the best from new Trustees


Each year, many charities seek to strengthen their boards with the appointment of new trustees. Creating a high performing board is the aim, but latest research indicates that 75% of new trustees leave the board … Read More