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March 2018

Data protection changes

Data protection law is changing on 25th May 2018. This NCVO article goes through the top five things that trustees' should know about the upcoming changes.

Read the article here

Trustee awareness and effectiveness

This research report seeks to establish greater understanding of the characteristics of trustees in England and Wales. It also looks at trustees awareness of their responsibilities and duties.

Read the report here

Briefing for new trustees

Wednesday 23 May, 5pm-6.30pm

This free early evening briefing will provide an overview of the roles and responsibilities of being a charity trustee. It is open to any trustees or senior workers of voluntary and community organisations operating in the borough and is and is ideal for new trustees.

Register your place here

Automatic disqualification for trustees and senior workers

This charity commission has published guidance on the new rules on the automatic disqualification of trustees and senior managers with past convictions. The law comes fully into force on 1st August 2018.

Read more here

Charity mergers

This article by the Chief executive of Community First Yorkshire discusses their recent merger and the vital role trustees played during the process.

Read the article here

Chair guidance on complying with charity law

This article discusses how trustees can work to avoid the many legal pitfalls in order to make sure that their charity is complying with the law. It includes a briefing from the Association of Chairs.

Read the article here

New edition of the charity governance code

This new addition of the governance code is a practical tool to help charities and their trustees develop high standards of governance.

Read it here

Trustee training pack

This Knowhow Non-profit training pack is full of downloadable tools and training resources to help your board govern more effectively. It is designed to tackle the issues you and your trustees are facing and maximise your organisation’s impact by turning plans into action.

Find out more here

Trustee support from the social council

The Social Council can attend a board meeting to provide advice, training or run a facilitated session (such as on strategic planning). Contact Siobhan for more information on 020 7243 9802.

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