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: August 2020

An update on Charity Governance Code refresh and the Charity Governance Forum and online training for trustees Continue reading

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Governance round-up: July 2020

An update on Charity Governance Code refresh and the Charity Governance Forum Continue reading

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Governance round-up: June 2020

This month, recommendations from the Charity Commission's report into RNIB and ACEVO's Home Truths report, plus the latest policy developments of interest to trustees Continue reading

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Governance round-up: May 2020

What the corporate insolvency and governance bill means for charities, plus the latest governance news and events. Continue reading

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Crisis governance: Support for trustees during the coronavirus pandemic

Our latest governance updates highlighting what support and guidance is out there for trustees during the covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading

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Coronavirus and governance: What charity trustees need to think about

NCVO's governance expert identifies the important points charity trustees should consider as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading

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Governance round-up: February 2020

Our round-up of last month's governance news includes: insights from Louise Thomson from The Governance Institute, a few of our blog recommendations and the latest in Charity Commision news. Continue reading

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Governance round-up: January 2020

Our first governance news round-up of the year looks at the issues and challenges that trustee boards will face in 2020. Continue reading

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Governance round-up: December 2019

In this months round-up we reflect on some of the big charity governance developments, and the latest in news, training and events. Continue reading

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Governance round-up: November 2019 – Trustees’ Week special

As we begin Trustees' Week, Dan Francis provides an overview of the many ways NCVO are celebrating trustees and also shares important information on what trustees should be aware of in the upcoming general election. Continue reading

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