The principles set out in this code apply to all non-executive members on the boards of government departments, non-ministerial departments, executive agencies, non-departmental public bodies (NDPBs) and national public corporations. Published: June 2019. This Code replaces the Code of Conduct for Board Members of Public Bodies issued by the Cabinet Office in 2011. This Code can be found online at https://www.gov.uk/public-bodies-reform
Guidance | Spencer Stuart
Spencer Stuart has identified a series of best practices based on our extensive board advisory and director recruitment work with many of Europe’s leading listed companies; they are equally relevant for boards with a unitary or supervisory structure. Published: 2017.
Blog post | Michelle Wright, CEO Cause4 for Arts Professional
Blog post | Charlotte Jones, CEO ITC - for Action Learning Associates
Blog post | Arts & Business Northern Ireland
A report on the May 2019 launch of the 12th Young Professionals on Arts Boards programme, supported by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland. Published: May 2019.
Guidance | Getting on Board
Guidance | ICSA
This guidance provides a model role description for a charity secretary of the board that a charity of any size can adapt for their own organisation’s needs.
Guidance | Kirsty Semple
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.
Study | The Charity Commission