A new welcome pack is available for charity trustees which focuses on the main duties of the role.
It provides essential information to help you understand governance basics, financial filing requirements and how the Charity Commission can offer support. It also suggests practical steps that can be taken to carry out trustee duties effectively.
This guide is emailed to new trustees to introduce them to the role so that they have a basic understanding of their duties and responsibilities. It:
The guide may also be helpful if you are:
From 30th April the pack will be emailed to all new trustees who register their email address with the charity commission. You can sign into the change charity details service and add email addresses for trustees.
The Commissions tested the content of the welcome pack with many stakeholders from across the charity sector. The feedback told them the content would be useful for existing trustees, so they have also made it publically available on their website to use as refresher training.