Trustees have duties to their organisations that are similar to company directors, but also are required to comply with charity law.
Act collectively exercising reasonable care and skill.
Safeguard the assets of the organisation.
Act in the best interests of the organisation, avoiding personal conflicts.
Keep information at the Charity Commission up to date.
This five-in-one training pack gives you the tools and information to govern more effectively. Tackle the issues you and your trustees are facing and maximise your organisation’s impact by turning plans into action. Governance, strategy and impact all rolled into one.
10 practical tips to get the best out of your trustees. Published: February 2017.
This guidance is intended to help cultural organisations and their governing bodies meet ethical and reputational challenges with a greater sense of confidence. Published: October 2015.
Vacancy listings for board members roles.
Trustee vacancies in the independent museum sector.
Getting the right behaviours and dynamics on the board and between board members is an essential ingredient in determining whether organisations succeed in their work. Published: October 2017.