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It is more important than ever that charity leaders and administrators understand the laws, controls and safeguards that surround their work. The introduction of the Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act 2016 and growing public scrutiny make good governance fundamental to the success of any not-for-profit organisation.

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Charity Governance Conference 2017

16 June, 10:00am-4:00pm, ICSA - Kirby Street, London

Are you up to date with the changes to the Charity Governance Code?

ICSA's charity governance conference offers an in-depth look at the latest challenges in the sector, including the new Charity Code of Governance from the Select Committee report.

This conference also gives trustees and chairs an update on recent research on the work of trustees, forthcoming changes to charity law, technical updates and fundraising forecasts for the sector’s future. Find out more.

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Certificate in Charity Law and Governance

This course is designed to support governance professionals, company secretaries, administrators, charity directors and charity officers.

It provides a sound understanding of the principles and practice of charity governance for registered and unregistered charities and identifies the skills that you need to deliver good governance in your organisation. Successful completion of the eight-week course leads to a qualification and is delivered via distance learning to fit around your other commitments.

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Books

Charity Law and Governance: A Practical Guide

The essential publication on the legal and regulatory framework within which both registered and unregistered charities in England and Wales operate, as well as being the approved text for those taking the ICSA Level 4 Certificate in Charity Law and Governance.

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This updated version explores the meaning of governance in the charity sector and the link between law, good governance and the role of trustees in the stewardship of charitable funds and assets.

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