Making time for governance

29 Jan 2021 Denise Copeland    Last updated: 29 Jan 2021

The past year has been a challenging time for organisations across the sector but technology has enabled many of us to do things differently, whether it be holding our board meetings online or adapting our services to meet public health guidance.

While there may be uncertainty about when we can all return to face to face gatherings, it shouldn’t hinder us from making plans for the year ahead, we just need to make sure we have a Plan B also!  

All organisations are encouraged to make time to review their governance processes to ensure that their current systems and processes are effective.  For some, this starts with governance training for  the board, for others it may be reviewing the governing document to ensure its still fit for purpose. 

Our dedicated governance and charity advice resources include various guidance notes on our most popular FAQs.  We also have a dedicated Governance section under Covid updates to keep you informed with the latest governance news, for example, rules around holding your AGM.

NICVA’s governance and charity advice team can guide you on many aspects of governance so if you have a query please feel free to get in touch with [email protected] and Denise or Donna will get back to you. We can also provide bespoke governance training online to your board or review your governing document for a small fee.    

In addition if you would like advice or help with completing your annual monitoring return to the Charity Commission, then please get in touch with Michele [email protected].

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by Denise Copeland

Governance and Charity Advice Manager

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