Improving charity governance round-up

ACEVO, the body for charity chief executives, is to work with the Institute of Directors in adapting a training course for company directors, to be run next year. This would help charity trustees become more professional in undertaking their responsibilities. See ACEVO news item.

A revised Code of Governance and accompanying resources for Northern Ireland charities will be officially launched on 29th January. NICVA event details and booking.

And on The Guardian’s Voluntary Sector Network, ‘Why charities shouldn’t shudder at the thought of a governance review‘.

In the wake of Kids Company’s closure, good governance is at the top of charity agendas, but what pitfalls should boards look out for?

A short piece with some good points, and cartoons too, written by a senior advisor at the Charities Aid Foundation.