Trusteeship and governance

Volunteers building
Rose Anderson
Blogs

Retaining and empowering volunteers through and beyond Covid-19

on 15 April 2021 , 5 minute read

The pandemic has shone a spotlight on volunteers and accelerated some trends that were already in progress before Covid-19 hit. What should trustees be doing to ensure their charity is harnessing the power of volunteers?

Trustees speaking at a desk
Blogs

How can trustees help charities harness digital?

on 23 February 2021 , 4 minute read

Covid-19 has accelerated the transition to digital for many charities. Trustees need to decide how to capitalise upon digital innovations and how to integrate new working practices with some of their charity's more traditional approaches.

Photo of Charlotte Lamb
Blogs

What to do as a trustee of a struggling charity

on 8 February 2021 , 6 minute read

Five things to keep in mind when times are tough.

NPC event attendees
Events & Training

Retaining and empowering volunteers through and beyond Covid-19

On 22 March 2021, 4:30 pm6:00 pm
at Zoom

This seminar explores what trustees are and should be doing to ensure their charity is effectively supporting its volunteers and harnessing volunteering opportunities for greater impact.

web meeting
Alex Miller
Blogs

Good governance is rewarding

on 9 December 2020 , 3 minute read

Reward your trustees for their work during this crisis and learn from those who showed resilience over this tough period.

charity board meeting
Rose Anderson
Blogs

Setting your charity’s reserves policy through and beyond Covid-19

on 25 November 2020 , 4 minute read

Reserves are meant for a rainy day, and Covid-19 is undoubtedly such a day. What types of reserves should a charity hold and how should trustees handle them in the current climate?

meeting discussion
Resources

Charity boards in recovery

on 13 October 2020

We have partnered with decision-science consultancy Leapwise to explore how decision making by charity boards has changed during the crisis, and to provide support on how to strengthen this for the next chapter.

Abigail Rose
Blogs

How can trustees build resilience through and beyond the Covid-19 crisis?

on 24 August 2020 , 4 minute read

Trustees need to enable their charities to deliver their mission post-crisis. At a recent NPC and Clothworkers’ Company seminar, two charity leaders discussed what trustees should now be thinking about, as we move on from the initial Covid-19 crisis and into the recovery.

Blogs

How to improve diversity and inclusion on trustee boards

on 21 May 2020 , 3 minute read

Four charity leaders spoke about diversity and inclusion at a 2019 NPC and Clothworkers’ Company seminar. At this event, the speakers discussed their experiences of recruiting and supporting a diverse mix of trustees.

Photo of Charlotte Lamb
Blogs

What should charity trustees be thinking about?

on 7 April 2020 , 5 minute read

A charity’s trustees are responsible for identifying, prioritising and managing its risks, as well as opportunities. As this crisis drags on, and a major recession becomes ever more likely, many will need to switch focus to how they deliver their mission over the medium term.

event delegates
Will Hanford
Blogs

Big words, big numbers, and big ideas

on 16 October 2019 , 5 minute read

Will Hanford, NPC’s communication manager, attended his first ever NPC Ignites this year and has written a blog on the highlights of his experience. He detects a strong theme of power, particularly the power wielded both consciously and unconsciously by funders, running through the day.

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