Governance Advice Notes
Our Governance and Charity Advice Team has produced these essential guides to good governance, covering everything from setting up a group and achieving charitable status to best practice on committees.
This guidance identifies the different kinds of legal structures that exist and the advantages and disadvantages of each.
This article outlines the different types of collections charities can undertake, the legal requirements, good practice procedures for collections, and some guidelines for individuals who wish to donate to good causes.
This article provides clear, concise information and a straightforward guide to risk assessment. It will help your committee/board to adhere to Principle 4 of the Code of Good Governance: Exercising appropriate control.
Voluntary and community groups may want or need to establish sub-committees to tackle specific projects or investigate new areas of work. Using sub-committees allows more time to focus on specific issues and involve expertise from outside the committee.