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Women are making their way onto NFP boards. But is it enough?

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 9th September 2021 -  For the first time ever, there are no all-male boards at Australia’s top 200 companies. But how does the NFP sector track in comparison? We decided to take a look. 

The diversity deficit in our charity boards

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 17th February 2021 -  “Too often members of charity boards are not from the communities the charities aim to support,” charity leader says. 

Opinion

Health check your NFP governing document in 2021

Hannah Fraenkel, Wednesday, 27th January 2021 -  COVID-19 has thrown up plenty of issues for charities and NFPs for how they operate during a pandemic. For many organisations it’s also exposed how out of date their governing documents are, putting their ability to operate at risk, writes Hannah F

New study shows targeted support needed for NFP sector

Luke Michael, Friday, 6th November 2020 -  Organisations in the arts, sport, health and aged care sectors have been hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic 

Navigating through uncertainty: Key questions NFP board members should be asking today

Felicity Green, Tuesday, 20th October 2020 -  Spark Strategy’s Felicity Green shares three considerations that can help drive the expansive conversations that every organisation should be having at the moment.

Here’s how you can govern through a crisis

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 16th September 2020 -  We take a look at four insights and learnings to help steer your board out of the pandemic  

Directors’ obligations this reporting season

Travis Rickard, Thursday, 10th September 2020 -  Travis Rickard from HLB Mann Judd shares some of the points boards need to consider for 30 June financial reports in light of the uncertain future facing many organisations today.  

Building quality and safety in service delivery

Alan Hough, Tuesday, 11th August 2020 -  What is a just culture and how can it benefit an organisation? Alan Hough, from Purpose at Work, explains the approach and highlights some soft skills that can help executives in their communications with the board.

Finding the right skills to ensure good governance

Contributor, Thursday, 6th August 2020 -  Social enterprises and not for profits gain valuable skills, perspectives and enduring relationships through the non-financial support of their funding partners.

How do boards and executive teams promote human rights, quality and safeguarding?

Alan Hough, Tuesday, 4th August 2020 -  Alan Hough from Purpose at Work suggests they follow these seven steps.
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