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Good governance

that's effective

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Ensuring your organisation is being run legally, safely and productively.

As CEOs and senior leaders, you are responsible for ensuring good governance is a top priority at your organisation. It’s a vital part of how civil society organisations operate and are held accountable. To support you to achieve this, we offer an extensive range of services.

Governance advice line

A confidential and ‘safe space’ service for those who need advice to deal with any governance related issues.

Available only to full members the advice line provides guidance on issues such as improving communication, defining responsibilities or managing problems with your board.

We offer a wide range of governance resources which you will find useful when considering your relationship with your board. 

Here are our frequently asked governance questions from chief executives.

The most effective governance support in the sector: available to our members at a discount. A Leading Governance membership is a valuable online resource with practical tips and materials to help you improve governance, develop a productive relationship with your board and set values that guide your organisation’s culture.

Our partner Digi-Board offers a unique service providing online governance reviews designed specifically for the social sector. Digi-Board helps you to solve your governance issues and get to grips with how to improve. Digi-Board offers specific tools for large and small charities, NfP’s and housing providers.

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If you have any queries please email
or call 020 7014 4600.