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Under section 23, Incorporated Societies Act 1908, every society must deliver annually to the Registrar a statement of the income and expenditure of the society during the society’s last financial year
What societies and charitable trusts should do when mistakes are alleged or identified was discussed in We Made a Mistake. This article looks at the reverse side of that discussion.
Errors in governance and administration are inevitable, and in voluntary organisations those governing and administering the entity often lack the skills to know what, who, how, and when to do things…
2010 article, rewritten October 2017 Being all things to all people? “There’s nowt so queer as folk” is a phrase (variously attributed to different parts of the British Isles) that reminds us that every individual is different and that some may appear to be irrational. Most community organisations welcome into their fold almost anyone […]
Why the principles of natural justice are important “That’s not fair!” is common complaint of children. When children say that they are usually referring to what they consider to be unfair about a process they have been involved in (such as a decision on a disciplinary issue) or how other children have been treated in […]
2010 article, updated October 2017 In 2010 I was redrafting the rules of a community organisation and I was startled to be asked some questions by its chairman that made me realise how uninformed the general public are about society Rules. The questioner was well-educated and experienced in business and community organisations, so being asked […]