Author Archives: Dan Francis

Dan Francis

About Dan Francis

Dan is responsible for NCVO’s governance consultancy offer, focusing on governance reviews, board performance and trustee training. He joined NCVO from the National Union of Students (NUS) where, as a long standing consultant, he supported the organisational development of local students’ unions as charities.

Governance round-up: May 2017

Dan Francis discusses our manifesto, models of governance, tips for building a successful new charity, governance code, Charity Commission news, training and events. Continue reading

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Governance round-up: April 2017

The general election, our response to the Charity Governance Code consultation, the House of Lords report, training and events, and more Continue reading

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Governance fundamental to stronger charities

What the House of Lords select committee on charities' report says about charity governance, and what charities can do in response. Continue reading

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Governance round-up: March 2017

Charity Commission revises its regulatory approach, views on trustee boards in the Guardian, Lords to publish sector recommendations, training and events, and more. Continue reading

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Governance round-up: February 2017

Charity Governance Code, research into support for trustees, The Road Ahead analysis of issues for the sector, training and events, and more Continue reading

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Governance round-up: January 2017

Launch of research into trustee support, the Charity Governance Code, latest from the Charity Commission, upcoming events and more Continue reading

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Governance round-up: December 2016

New governance guidance, data protection news, the Charity Governance Code, latest from the Charity Commissison, upcoming training and more Continue reading

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What working on the easy-read Trustee Guide taught me about making trusteeship more accessible

A look the development of, and the thinking behind, the easy-read version of our Good Trustee Guide which launches today. Continue reading

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Trustees’ Week special – governance round-up

Trustees' Week free content and discounts, the new charity governance code, and more Continue reading

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Governance round-up: October 2016

New code of good governance, Trustees' Week, practical guidance, news and opinion, latest from the Charity Commision and training and events Continue reading

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