Governance is the key facet to ensure an organisation is run effectively with accountability and direction. Board of trustees is overall responsible to ensure good governance this is then cascaded to staff and volunteers to ensure good governance policies are adhered to.
Having good governance in place ensures that your organisation has;
- A culture of Excellence– achieving objectives and driving continuous improvement
- Good Reputation– a Robust system of checks and balance with a structure to deal with a challenging situation.
- Clarity– transparency of operations, procedures and financial accounting
- Sustainability– have a strategic plan will ensure the organisation has direction and long-term plans.