Guidance | The Charity Commission
Reserves - the funds a charity keeps in reserve - can strengthen a charity’s resilience against, for example, drops in income or the demands of a new project. Find out what charity reserves are and how to develop and report on a charity's reserves policy.
Guidance | Association of Chairs
The best strategy to avoiding problems is being aware of how things could go wrong, taking steps to avoid issues and knowing what steps you would take if something did happen. Awareness and prevention are better than a cure. The AoC provides some useful resources for charity boards you can use.
Guidance | Cause 4
Created and delivered by social enterprise Cause4, the Trustee Leadership Programme is an enriching career development opportunity that covers the key responsibilities of Trustees, governance and strategic planning, charity finance and fundraising.
Blog post | Stephen Dunlop
Stephen Dunlop, Chairman of Open House Festival, was keynote speaker at the Arts & Business NI Conference 2018. This is a transcript of Stephen's keynote address - the story behind Open House Festival's governance development and journey towards a new building and sustainable future. Published: 2018.
Guidance | City Values Forum and Tomorrow's Company
Following the publication of the Report on Corporate Culture and the Role of Boards by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC), the City Values Forum and Tomorrow’s Company have published a guide entitled Governing Culture: Risk and Opportunity? – a guide to board leadership in purpose, values and culture. Published: September 2016.
Guidance | ITC Arts
Guidance | Rosie Chapman, Rosalind Oakley
This briefing looks at the Chair’s role in helping the board to navigate risk. Charities face a multitude of risks, that could derail you from achieving your charity’s aims. The challenge for Chairs is to ensure that your board understands and successfully navigates risks and seizes opportunities, without getting bogged down in details or being excessively cautious. This briefing explores how as Chair, you can help your board take a strategic approach.
Study | Nasdaq
In today’s dynamic and fast-moving workplace, the board plays an important role in risk management and establishing an effective risk culture. Published: August 2015.
Guidance | Charity Finance Group and Sayer Vincent LLP