Trustees’ Policy Checklist
As part of their governance duties trustees are required to ensure that their charity has the appropriate policies and procedures in place, ranging from those that relate to the employment of people to those that ensure the financial safety and security of their organisation.
So how do you fulfil your duty as trustee in relation to policies and procedures. Your job is to ask the right questions which will satisfy you that the policies and procedures which are in place are legal, appropriate for the size of the organisation, and are able to be implemented and understood and followed.
In this article, Debra Allcock Tyler, the CEO of DSC (Directory of Social Change), provides a shortlist of the sort questions which you should be asking