Charity trustees: it’s your decision
The new guidance explains in detail how charity trustees should approach making decisions affecting their charity. The Commission highlights that, while it does not expect trustees to follow the guidance step by step for minor decisions, it should be followed when trustees make significant or strategic decisions (i.e. ones that affect beneficiaries or assets). This guidance applies to trustees of all charities, whether registered or unregistered, including corporate charity trustees.
When making decisions, all trustees must act within their powers; act in good faith; act in the interests of the charity; make sure they are sufficiently informed, taking account of all relevant factors; manage conflicts of interest; and make decisions that are within the range of decisions that a reasonable trustee body could make…
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