Guidance for Charity Trustees

1.  Charity Commission guidance in particular:

Revised Conflicts of interest Guidance Published May 2014 http://www.charitycommission.gov.uk/detailed-guidance/trustees-staff-and-volunteers/conflicts-of-interest-in-charities/

It's your decision: charity trustees and decision making

May 2013

Charity Commission Handbook on Trustees' Administrative Duties - intended primarily for new Trustees
Updated November 2012

CC3 The Essential Trustee: what you need to know
Published February 2008, updated 2010, updated March 2012, updated July 2015

CC10 Hallmarks of an Effective Charity

Published July 2008

Charity governance, finance and resilience: 15 questions trustees should ask
Updated 2016

CC12 Managing a charity's finances: planning, managing difficulties and insolvency

June 2010 updated January 2016

CC19 Charity Reserves: building resilience

June 2010 updated January 2016

CC25 Managing Charity Assets and Resources 

March 2011

The Register of Charities 

2.  Good Governance: A Code for the Voluntary and Community Sector (October 2010) 

Governing Documents/Code-of-Governance-Full1.pdf 

3.  Small Charities Coalition is a national support and networking organisation that helps over 6000 small charities, their staff, volunteers and trustees access the skills, knowledge and resources they need to best serve their causes.
http://www.smallcharities.org.uk/

4.
 The Governance Hub brings together people, information and ideas about governance in the voluntary and community sector.
The Governance Hub

5.The Foundation for Science and Technology (FST)
Publishes a number of useful guidance notes. Links to two are detailed below.
Notes for Guidance - Directors and Trustees Liabilitiies.doc
Notes for Guidance - Trustee Liability Indemnity Insurance.doc


UPDATED:  3rd February 2016