For Smaller Charities
The Digi-Board online self-assessment is based on the latest code of governance for smaller charities specifically designed to support the board's appraisal of the governance of the charity under the code for peace of mind.
The trustee board of a charity has many responsibilities and the agenda of governance matters because to quote the Charity Commission; ‘it enables charities to better meet their beneficiaries’ needs’. For smaller charities (with an income less than £1M per year) the code of governance specifies: The board reviews its own performance, including that of the chair. These reviews might consider the board’s balance of skills, experience and knowledge, its diversity, how the board works together and other factors that affect its effectiveness. Trustees can explain how they check their own performance. Charities with income of less than £1M per year