Charity boards and governance

Guidance to help ensure your charity is governed effectively and in compliance with your governing document and charity law.

Your trustee board is responsible for the governance of your charity and must run it in a way that complies with your charity’s governing document and the law.

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Your trustee board

Appoint the right people with the right skills for your trustee board. You can also find out more about being a trustee and their legal responsibilities.

Meetings and decisions

Conflicts of interest

Managing risks

Make changes to your charity

Reporting to the Charity Commission

Updates to this page

Published 27 September 2023