Help for Trustees to understand Finances

Financial Governance

Vicky Browning, CEO of ACEVO, noted: “This guide is designed as a first and gentle introduction to charity finances, aimed at trustees who haven’t had experience of this area before. By giving it to new or less experienced trustees and even experienced trustees who lack confidence when it comes to financial governance, you can steer them towards the areas where they should have informed oversight, and give them the confidence to know they’re asking the right questions to meet their duties.”

“The key to good financial (and any other) governance depends on the trustees understanding their role and duties… We welcome this new piece of guidance as it sets out clearly the things trustees will need to know when looking at investing their charity’s funds and is a useful addition to the resources available to the charitable sector.”

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