Charitable trustees and risk management - planning for the unforeseen.

11 January 2016

Today's charity leaders have a lot to contend with. Aside from the challenges associated with delivering their objectives, trustees and senior managers must keep apace with a multitude of developments within technology, local environments and the political, financial and legal spheres – all of which bring their own set of risks and opportunities.

 The voluntary nature of trusteeship is one of the key principles of the charity sector. But trustees are increasingly expected to adopt a 'professional' approach and to be aware of the legal responsibilities of their role.

 The Charity Commission wants to attract a diverse group of people to become trustees but despite these new trustees increasing the skills and experience base on boards, they may have little or no previous experience of the demands of trusteeship.

 By involving trustees in the risk management process from the start, it will minimise chances of something going wrong on their watch.

Here at Third Sector Insight (in association with Ecclesiastical) we want to hear your thoughts on how you manage and plan for risk. We invite you to take this survey in the strictest confidence and it will only take 5 minutes to complete (we know, we timed it!).

As a thank you, we will:

- Send you the overview of the anonymised results- AND, enter you into a NEW prize draw for a copy of the very latest Donating Trends in the UK Report - worth £100. 

*In taking part in this survey you agree to our terms and conditions, to view these click here. Entries for the survey and prize draw close 31st March 2016.

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