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Could appointing a lead trustee help your board?

Guest post by Louise Thomson from The Chartered Governance Institute. The role of a charity trustee can be one of great joy and satisfaction. It is also one that is ...
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Action for Trustee Racial Diversity – Why focus on racial diversity?

Guest blog by Malcolm John. Malcolm recently joined Association of Chairs’ board of trustees. He is also Chair of the Young Harrow Foundation and is leading a campaign to increase ...
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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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