Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Code unknown: the third sector code of governance

In a couple of weeks the consultation ends on the revised third sector code of governance. When it was launched in 2005 the original code, Good Governance: a Code for the Voluntary and Community Sector (pdf available), was a real step forward for the voluntary and charitable sector. As there was more talk and even action on the third sector running public services, it was vital that the sector raised its game.

It was disappointing to read on the Third Sector website that more than a quarter of the respondents to the code consultation had not heard of the original code. There is still some way to go…

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