NFP Newsletter

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Governing for Good

Governing for good: The joy and pain of not-for-profit governance Researcher Dr Jo Cribb has produced a report about the difficulties faced by not-for-profit boards in an economy of start-ups and listed companies. <Read a press release here> Dr Cribb’s report is <available here>


We were recently asked whether a co-opted member would/should have voting rights in the committee to which they were co-opted. Our immediate instinct was that if the person was good enough to be considered worth having on the committee, then their vote was also worth having!  However, the question got Read more…

Definition of ‘non-profit’, ‘not for profit organisation’, ‘charity’ etc

(Updated) In our discussions with those thinking about establishing a not-for-profit organization, it is apparent that there is still a lot of confusion about the terms ‘non-profit’, ‘not for profit’ etc. The various terms are used imprecisely and interchangeably, though the term ‘Registered Charity’ is used to refer to an organisation Read more…

Do YOU spam?

Following some suggestions and requests, Not-for-profit recently commenced a monthly newsletter.  One of the questions that we asked was how widely we should go in adding email addresses to the distribution.  We get a large amount of spam and know how much time it takes to weed out and delete (our Read more…