Trusteeship and governance - NPC

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The environmental crisis for trustees

By and Lily Meisner
on 16 December 2021 , 4 minute read

How will climate change impact the the social sector, and what opportunities and risks does the climate crisis pose for trustees?

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Events & Training

Closing down a service or programme well

On 9 February 2022, 3:30 pm5:15 pm
at Zoom

This seminar explores what trustees are and should be taking into account when making these decisions, in order to minimise the impact of this closure on those the charity seeks to help.

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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

By and Abigail Rose
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.

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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.

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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.

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The consultation on the Charity Governance Code

on 18 March 2020

NPC response to the consultation on the Charity Governance Code