Help for not for profit and charity trustees

Tag: governance

  • Failure and governance

    Is there an obsession with failing charities and the need for governance? Many years ago, when I was involved in small firms’ advice work, the common saying was ‘three out of five small firms fail in the first three years’. This quotation was widely repeated and appeared frequently in articles or speeches whenever small firms…

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  • Is the Charity Commission fit for purpose?

    This is a question which has rattled around for a decade or so and has widespread implications for how charities are run. It was asked by the Public Accounts Committee in 2014 following some well known scandals or what were thought to be scandals namely Oxfam in Haiti and the Kids Company. Since that time,…

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