Trustees

Trustees are the driving force behind all Charities.  Ensuring they understand their role and responsibilities and have a good mix of skills is vital to the smooth running of any organisation.

The guides and links below provide a good overview of most areas which might be of interest. Please select from the list below to find out more.

1. The Essential Trustee Guide

A comprehensive guide from the Charity Commission detailing the roles and responsibilities of a Trustee

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2. The Essential Trustee: 6 main duties

Charity Commission short visual guide of the 6 main duties of being a Trustee.

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Useful Links

Charity Trustee Welcome Pack
As a new charity trustee, this guide from the Charity Commission will help you in your role. It can also be used by existing trustees to refresh knowledge and skills.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/charity-trustee-welcome-pack

Conflicts of Interest: A guide for Charity Trustees is available to help them understand the basics, and the Charity Commission expects them to deal with conflicts of interest facing them or their charity.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/conflicts-of-interest-a-guide-for-charity-trustees-cc29/conflicts-of-interest-a-guide-for-charity-trustees

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