The following information is taken from the Charity Commission website and provides detailed guidance about trustee roles and the board. These guides are essential reading for current and would-be trustees to help understand the roles and responibilities of individual trustees and the board as a whole, especially around accountability and liability. You can also sign up to receive email updates regarding any changed to content as the guidance is reviewed.
Legal Resources & Toolkits
The legal framework under which voluntary and community organisations must operate underpins everything: from choosing a structure when setting up, to governance, employing staff, complying with financial requirements, obtaining relevent insurance and managing risk etc. Failure to comply with legal requirements may result in severe consequences for the organisation itself, the staff and volunteers - even beneficaries should the organisation be closed down. The following resources should help you understand more about law and policy as it relates to charities and the wider voluntary and community sector with guidance to help make sure your organisation operates within the law!
VAC supports community groups in a number of ways. Below we have listed many of the areas we can help you with – whether you are just starting out or are already setup and need some advice on organisational development. If you can’t see what you need listed here, don’t worry, we can probably still […]