5 things charity CEOs can do to improve Board effectiveness

5 things charity CEOs can do to improve Board effectiveness

This Volunteers Week, Eastside Primetimers are celebrating the influential work of volunteer Boards in guiding the non-profit sector. Earlier in the week, we outlined some measures that Board members can take to increase their own effectiveness. However, as a charity...
5 ways to Increase your Effectiveness as a Board Member

5 ways to Increase your Effectiveness as a Board Member

The 1st – 7th June marks Volunteers Week, which celebrates the incredible impact made by the work of millions of volunteers across the UK. One particularly influential way that volunteers give their time is as trustees of not-for-profit boards, guiding the overall...
New blog: what role for mergers in federated charities?

New blog: what role for mergers in federated charities?

Mergers in the charity sector are rare and often misunderstood, which is why the work being done to illuminate the subject is so valuable. The Good Merger Index, which we at Eastside Primetimers launched in January, was warmly received and I look forward to NPC’s...
Blog: many charities fear merger, but a few innovators show the way

Blog: many charities fear merger, but a few innovators show the way

Since the onset of austerity, the potential for charities to merge has sparked debate. Charities face intense competition for reduced funding and public anxiety about their governance. But much of the sector remains sceptical, with managers viewing merger as a “sign...