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
Nigel Kippax Last week I felt privileged to be asked to work with the board of a charity engaged in poverty reduction, employment creation and land-fill reduction – a truly worthwhile triple bottom line. As … Read More
For those who have been involved in the early stages of a charity, or a commercial company for that matter, the first months and years can be both extremely challenging and very rewarding. Creating something … Read More
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
Achieving cost efficiency while protecting capacity In the current challenging economic times it is perhaps not surprising that many charity leaders have focused their attention on raising funds or cutting services. However, there may be … Read More
When it comes to the leadership of the charity sector, and in particular the volunteer trustees who serve on the boards of all charities, if we keep doing what we’ve always done then let’s not be surprised if we keep getting what we’ve always got. Another high profile charity casualty won’t just be possible, it will be a certainty.
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