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Who’s actually running your charity – governance

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When setting up your charity, it’s important to have confidence in the charity trustees (who may be called directors if you opt for an incorporated structure*) that you appoint or wish to appoint to your charity. They will need to appreciate the importance of accountability and transparency in their role.

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Setting up a charity

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Many people either donate to, or volunteer at a charity which is close to their hearts but if there’s not an existing organisation which addresses your concerns, you may wish to take matters into your own hands and set up your own charity.

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Consultation on CIO proposals

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The Charity Commission is currently consulting on plans which would enable third sector organisations to become incorporated structures.

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Academia and Mental Health – minimising the risk

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In my previous Oxford Colleges’ HR bulletin, I touched on recent research into mental health issues among academics which questions whether there is a culture of acceptance and whether mental health issues are seen as inevitable in academia.

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A ‘culture of acceptance’? Academia and mental health

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Withy King Employment law partner and Employment Judge Mark Emery discusses the issues around mental health concerns in academic environment.

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