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Your charity’s reputation – no amnesty for charity trustees
May 5th, 2022Articles, UncategorizedGeoffrey Hand 0 Comments

How secure do you feel about your charity’s reputation? Have you taken all the steps you can to protect your organisation from a damaging turn of events? And to prepare in case the worst ever did happen? Great British charities Amnesty International UK Oxfam Save the Children  These are household charity names. Great charity profiles. […]

February 26th, 2021UncategorizedGeoffrey Hand 0 Comments

Congratulations to the Kids Company charity trustees for fighting off the High Court Director Disqualification proceedings . Congratulations also to its charity CEO Camila Batmanghelidjh who faced similar criticism. But isn’t finding out what went wrong with Kids Company’s charity governance more important? The court case The court case was all about the honesty and competence […]

January 27th, 2021UncategorizedGeoffrey Hand 0 Comments

Leadership If your charity has adopted the Charity Governance Code you will know the importance of a Charity Trustee Board in providing the strong leadership so essential to your charity’s effectiveness and well-being. The key leadership players will be your charity’s Chair and its senior employee, the charity’s CEO. Their good working relationship is fundamental to […]

Charity trustees – be inspired by Helen Taylor Thompson
September 23rd, 2020UncategorizedGeoffrey Hand 0 Comments

Helen Taylor Thompson was an inspirational charity trustee – in establishing Europe’s first Aids hospice by founding a charity to educate people in developing countries about Aids and by founding a charitable network of social entrepreneurs committed to tackling social problems through business. The Mildmay Early in her career, Helen joined the board of the […]