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Stress as a charity CEO

ACEVO’s chair Rosie Ferguson, shares what she has learnt from dealing with stress.


Our one-day storytelling workshop will help you find an authentic voice, develop a storytelling culture and enthral those who are listening to you.

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CEO in Crisis

With pressure and expectation from all sides, being a CEO can be a lonely and difficult experience. Our CEO in Crisis service helps our members when the relationship with their chair has broken down.

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Job of the week

Executive director

The Bikeability Trust, Cambridge, £50-60k

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Tessy Ojo

Vicky speaks to Tessy Ojo about the hope the next generation of leaders offers

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Due diligence for CEOs

A guide intended to help you make your own checklist of questions before starting a new CEO role. Find out more

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Discounted DBS checks

Our online service for managing Disclosure and Barring Service checks saves ACEVO members time and money.

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Collaboration between culture and health

Join us to explore how closer collaboration could lead to greater innovation and creativity in the provision of services.

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ACEVO’s publication Leading the CEO and chair to effective governance has really helped us shape an organisation that’s fit for purpose with a board and executive that are both functioning well.

Julio Abraham, CEO, Derby City Mission

I immediately used the ACEVO's leadership competencies in my recent review with my chair as I thought they perfectly captured what it means to be a CEO in our sector.

Kim Shutler-Jones, CEO, The Cellar Trust

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