Governance

Governance

An effective organisation is one that has good leadership and governance. If you are new to governance and charities or you want to brush up your knowledge of this area, these resources will help you.  

 

Good Governance Guide

This guide aims to improve your understanding and help strengthen governance structures of organisations.

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Transparency & IATI resources

Transparency helps to improve effectiveness, accountability and trust in the international development and aid sector. This resource page signposts different places across the internet to gain support on organisational transparency and publishing your data to IATI.

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SCVO's Good Governance Checkup

SCVO have created a Good Governance Checkup document to be used in conjunction with the Scotland Governance Code for the third sector to help trustees regularly review their governance.

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TrustLaw's legal health check for NGOs and social enterprises

The Thomson Reuters Foundation has developed a Legal Health Check to assist NGOS and social enterprises identify some of their operational legal needs.

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Preparing for Brexit

Brexit and the possibility of a no deal has a number of serious implications for the sector, however, there are a number of things that you can do to be prepared. Whether your organisation has EU funds or not, Brexit is creating a level of uncertainty that will affect your programme delivery and you will need to consider the implications of Brexit for your organisation. We have collected a number of websites and resources to help you prepare for Brexit.

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Members Guide to Accessing TrustLaw

We have partnered with TrustLaw to facilitate free legal assistance for social enterprises and NGOs that we support. TrustLaw is a global programme of Thomson Reuters Foundation that connects the world's leading legal teams to provide free legal assistance to organisations working for social and environmental change. This guide explains how Alliance members can access this service.

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