Blog for trustees in Powys. They may be known as trustees, directors, board members or management committee members. If the charity is also a company limited under guarantee, then the trustees are also directors of the charity.
Monday, 7 November 2016
Good Governance - A code for the voluntary and community sector - consultation open
The draft of the new Code of Good Governance is available to read here. The consultation ends 7 February 2017. A press release detailing the changes to the code and the consultation process can be found here
Good Governance: a Code for the Voluntary and Community Sector (the Code) is just as it says, a code of governance written for voluntary and community organisations.
By the sector, for the sector
Six key principles explain good governance
Points out important legal requirements
Gives suggestions on how to apply the principles in practice
Jointly owned by NCVO, ACEVO, SCC, ICSA & WCVA
Supported by the Charity Commission and the Clothworkers’ Company