Coronavirus- what can Chairs do?

By Ros Oakley, Chief Executive of Association of Chairs Coronavirus is a huge challenge for us all and it can feel overwhelming. But if your charity is going through tough ...
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Why have a Vice Chair?

A Vice Chair (also sometimes called Deputy Chair) has no formal governance role or status, and many charities do not have one, either in their governing document or in practice. ...
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What will your future Chief Executive be looking for?

Ann Frye, author of 'Look before you leap' Last month ACEVO published 'Look before you leap', a guide to help charity leaders make a checklist of questions before starting a ...
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How Beacon helped me become an effective Chair

Guest post from Julie Williams, Chair of Halsway Manor National Centre for the Folk Arts. I’m Chair of a small charity in Somerset, Halsway Manor National Centre for the Folk ...
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How ActionAid implemented feminist leadership principles

A guest post by Patti Whaley, former Chair of ActionAid UK on how the charity implemented feminist leadership principles. In 2016 ActionAid UK began developing its new five-year strategy. Our ...
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10 top tips for webinars

Webinars are a great opportunity to meet other Chairs and pick up some new ideas, without you having to travel or take hours out of your day. At Association of ...
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