Role descriptions for Trustees, Chair and other board portfolio holders
Respective responsibilities of Board and Executive
Schedule of Matters (items reserved for Board decision only)
The main benefits of a Code of Governance are in inducting new Board members with a comprehensive governance document and in maintaining good governance practice in an organisation over a period of time.
A template Code of Governance for a fictional organisation is provided here.
This governance health check is a self-assessment tool which has also been devised by the Developing Governance Group as a practical resource to assist committees/boards to work towards adhering to the principles of the Code of Good Governance by the same author. It should help committees/boards of any size to demonstrate their good governance practices to their stakeholders, beneficiaries and funders alike. Published: 29 January 2016.
The Charity Commission has designed these 15 questions to help charity trustees carry out a review of the charity's plans and decide what they need to focus on. Published: March 2017.
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.