Practical GDPR Guidance from Fundraising Regulator and Institute of Fundraising
The Fundraising Regulator has worked with the Institute of Fundraising to produce 6 briefings on GDPR, which was reviewed by the Information Commissioner's Office.
The Code of Good Governance sets out the principles and key elements of good governance for the boards of voluntary and community organisations.
The members of the board are equally responsible in law for board actions and decisions. They are collectively responsible and accountable for ensuring that the organisation is performing well, is solvent and complies with all its obligations in terms of:
The board will have a range of appropriate policies and procedures, knowledge, attitudes and behaviours to enable both individuals and the board to work effectively. The board will plan for its own development and renewal by:
The board has ultimate responsibility for directing the activity of the organisation and delivering its stated purposes. It will do this by:
As the accountable body, the board will maintain and regularly review the organisation’s system of internal controls, performance, and policies and procedures, to ensure that:
The board will be open, responsive and accountable, acting at all times with integrity, in the interest of the organisation and its beneficiaries. The board will:
To date, the Developing Governance Group (DGG) has produced the Code of Good Governance, governance health check and redeveloped the diycommitteeguide website with resources mapped to the Code.
The Developing Governance Group, in association with the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland and local support networks, are holding free seminars focusing on the annual reporting requirements and the Commission's new guidance on fundraising and data protection.
The Department for Communities will shortly be seeking applications from people interested in the following appointments - Deputy Chief Commissioner and two Commissioners (one with relevant accountancy experience) to the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland.