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Volunteering Community resources

Key resources for Volunteering Community members.

Governance

Refresh of the Charity Governance Code

The Charity Governance Code is a practical tool to help charities and their trustees develop high standards of governance. The Code steering group launched an updated version of the Code in December 2020, following a public consultation that ran from November 2019 to February 2020 and received over 800 responses.

Keep your charity safe

New helpsheet for charities on keeping themselves safe in the pandemic and beyond, issued in December 2020 by the Fraud Advisory Panel, the Charity Commission, the National Cyber Security Centre and others.

Charities SORP

Second edition of the Charities SORP to download.

SORP information sheets and help sheets

Information sheets are intended to advise preparers on the suggested solutions to implementation issues from applying charities SORP (FRS 102).

Charity regulation and legislation

Regulating in the public interest

Charity Commission research on public views on charity: Charities need to communicate their impact better and demonstrate that funds are spent effectively.

Charity trusteeship

Volunteering

ICAEW Volunteers

ICAEW Volunteers’ board: Search for volunteering opportunities, including trustee vacancies, in your area.

NCVO Volunteering webpages

NCVO resources for volunteers. Includes extensive resources on managing charities, events, courses, research and news relevant to the charity sector.