Our Governance and Charity Advice Service offers information and practical help about good governance for charities on a wide range of topics listed below. You can find out more about governance issues on our Governance and Charity Advice webpage or view our Governance Advice Notes for further support.
If you missed our recent webinar on 'Managing finance in difficult times' delivered by Tony Clarke from Clarke & Co Accountants Ltd, you can watch it now via the link below.
Charitable companies and their trading subsidiaries will be relieved to hear that the government is planning to temporarily suspend wrongful trading provisions retrospectively from 1 March 2020 until 30 June.
Many voluntary organisations are helping out with the impact of the coronavirus but are they restricted by their own governing document from doing so?
Registered companies will be able to apply to Companies House for a 3-month extension for filing their accounts to help them deal with the impact of Covid-19
The Charity Commission's guidance now includes important advice on charity finance, safeguarding, charitable purposes, fundraising, data protection, annual reporting, charity meetings and charity registration.
Charity trustee meetings and AGMs are usually held on a face-to-face basis, however, during the coronavirus period charities will need to consider public health, while maintaining good governance at the same time.
Charity trustees have a responsibility to run their charity in line with legal requirements and best practice and so need to understand what is expected of them and how best they may fulfil their duties.