A template that covers the four main approaches to a governance code with explanatory notes to help you customise it. More…
An example of a basic code suitable for a new committee. More…
An example of a comprehensive pragmatic code suitable for more developed committees. More..
Charity Trustee Network’s Codes of Conduct for Trustees
An up-to-date guide to developing a suitable code for your organisation – the degree of complexity can be varied to suit a wide range of organisation sizes (go to the Charity Trustee Networks site to download editable versions in word). Download Codes of Conduct for Trustees – CTN booklet here (pdf).
9 Qualities Code
A simple code based on the 9 Qualities of the National Occupational Standards for Trustees. The qualities listed embody values and broad principles. Can be used alone or as a substitute for the Nolan Principles in a more comprehensive code. More…
Learning to Fly
Developed by the Governance Hub for small organisations in response to the full National Code (see below). More a governance checklist than a code. More…
National Code (1st Edition)
A comprehensive (42 page) code developed by a group of National Charities. More suited to established charities with committee support staff. More…
National Code (2nd Edition)
A fully revised version of the original code using clearer language. There is also a summary version. More..
Are You Sitting Comfortably?
A code of practice for Local Authority Members and Officers serving on the boards of Voluntary Organisations. More..