RSS Feed

Governance Good Practice

Good practice, case studies, expert advice and tips for charity and voluntary sector chairs and trustees, including changes to the Charity Commission and charity law, legal forms and regulation & regulatory action.

Search thirdsectorjobs.co.uk for charity governance roles.

Latest Governance Good Practice

Issy Freeman: Get into business with a corporate sponsor

Issy Freeman: Get into business with a corporate sponsor

Choosing a suitable company to partner with is important for a charity but the hard work doesn't stop there, writes the trustee of Kidscan

Philip Goodwin: We've made VSO's restructure work

Philip Goodwin: We've made VSO's restructure work

The international volunteering charity underwent a difficult restructure last year. Its chief executive offers his advice on how to make the process work

Legal Diary: Grant-giving guidance expected later this year

Legal Diary: Grant-giving guidance expected later this year

Plus: Charity tribunal fees and quotes for William Shawcross

Peter Stanford: Pick your trustee training with care

Peter Stanford: Pick your trustee training with care

Don't feel pushed into buying third-party training if there are better - and cheaper - options available, writes our columnist

Sign up to our newsletters

Get the latest news sent straight to your inbox

Free trial

Sign up to get full access to Third Sector for a trial period

Despite the Age UK affair, affinity marketing can work

Despite the Age UK affair, affinity marketing can work

The charity's problems over its energy deals should not put others off, it is claimed

Legal Diary: The risk of challenging the regulator

Legal Diary: The risk of challenging the regulator

Plus: Flouting the hunting ban

Analysis: When charities start taking the law into their own hands

Analysis: When charities start taking the law into their own hands

Charities bringing private prosecutions is nothing new but could cuts to government budgets lead to more of them taking action, asks Rebecca Cooney

How to include members' views on the board of trustees and avoid the Gresley Society effect

How to include members' views on the board of trustees and avoid the Gresley Society effect

The key is consultation, writes Rebecca Cooney

Subscribe for full access

View subscription options and prices for Third Sector.

Charity Law

Rob Posgate: Fundraising report has put trustees on the spot

Rob Posgate: Fundraising report has put trustees on the spot

Sir Stuart Etherington's review means trustees should consider reviewing their fundraising strategies straight away, our legal commentator concludes

Legal Update: Charities bill reaches grand committee stage

Legal Update: Charities bill reaches grand committee stage

Plus: NI decision on housing society; and tribunal rules on timeframes

Legal Update: The government responds to the draft bill committee

Legal Update: The government responds to the draft bill committee

Plus: Law Commission consultation and the community amateur sports club scheme

Providing support and advice for in-house charity lawyers

Providing support and advice for in-house charity lawyers

Lawyers in Charities last year took on a new name, chair and management structure. Sam Burne James reports

Legal Update: Charity Commission refuses to register shooting club

Legal Update: Charity Commission refuses to register shooting club

Plus: Judicial review rejected, trustees warned about tax and a reminder that legal form matters over substance in VAT exemptions

Already subscribe but don't have a password?

Activate your web account to get full access

RSS Feed

Third Sector Insight

Sponsored webcasts, surveys and expert reports from Third Sector partners