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  • Top tips to make your charity’s board meetings more effective

    • 9 Feb 2022
    • Kristina Kopic

    Board time is a precious and limited resource. Read our seven top tips on how your charity board can get the most out of its meetings.

  • Charting a path to more fulfilling careers and a stronger society

    • 7 Dec 2021
    • Alice Clementi, Charterpath

    Did you know only an estimated 10% of UK accountants volunteer their time and skills to non-profits each year? At Charterpath our mission is ambitious – to see 50% of all accountants giving two days a year to skills-based volunteering.

  • Join the Volunteering Community

    • 21 Jan 2021
    • Kristina Kopic

    Charities are an intrinsic and highly valued part of British society and culture but without trustees they could not exist.

  • Make giving back your New Year’s Resolution

    • 31 Dec 2020
    • Kristina Kopic

    Now more than ever, volunteers are needed to support the charity sector through the challenging times ahead. Charities have seen their income from trading and community fundraising fall sharply during the coronavirus crisis and need help to balance their reduced resources with increased demand in the coming months.

  • Recruiting charity trustees - a practical guide

    • 2 Dec 2019
    • Penny Wilson

    The charity Getting on Board has just launched free guidance for the charity sector: How to Recruit Trustees for your Charity – a Practical Guide. We asked CEO, Penny Wilson, what prompted the guidance and how it could help to change the way charity leaders are recruited.

  • Feel confident in your role as a charity trustee

    • 10 Dec 2018
    • Lynn Cadman

    January saw the launch of the new Volunteering Community – and with it ICAEW’s new online Trustee Training Modules. We caught up with co-author of the modules, Lynn Cadman, to find out more about this online training and why she wanted to be involved in the project.

  • 10 reasons to volunteer

    • 11 Dec 2017
    • Lynn Cadman

    Volunteering for a charity or not-for-profit organisation can be immensely rewarding for you as an individual, as well as having obvious benefits for the organisation. Here are just 10 reasons why we think volunteering is great for ICAEW members.