The Charities Governance Code explains the minimum standards you should meet to effectively manage and control your charity.
Good governance involves putting in place systems and processes to ensure that your charity achieves its charitable objectives with integrity and is managed in an effective, efficient, accountable and transparent way.
Key dates relating to the Code
2019 – will be a year of learning and preparation for charities. The Charities Governance Code Toolkit provides guidance notes and templates to assist charities and charity trustees to meet all of the core standards outlined in the Code.
2020 – will be the first year that registered charities are expected to comply with the Code.
2021 – will be the first year that registered charities are expected to report on their compliance with the Code.
More information can be found here