We keep hearing that public trust in charities can no longer be taken for granted. But what can charities do about it? Good governance is key, not only to help to ensure charities achieve their purposes and operate effectively, but…


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This week sees the third annual Charity Fraud Awareness Week jointly led by the Charity Commission and the Fraud Advisory Panel in partnership with more than 40 charities, regulators, professional bodies and not-for-profit organisations.


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This week, it has been reported that a trustee of the former charity, Deen Team, has been disqualified for 4 years following investigation into the use of charitable funds. The disqualification comes after three years of investigation following the Charity…


Trustee oversight Trustees of smaller charities often find it difficult to see ‘the bigger picture’ because they are busy working hard at the day to day running of the charity for the people it sets out to help.  And the…