Governance is about the good management of an organisation to ensure it is well run, carrying out the work it was set up to do.
This involves making good use of its resources such as people and money, looking at how well it is doing now, planning for the future and being accountable for the organisaions actions and decisions. A well-managed organisation will have up to date documents such as a constitution, policies and procedures. The Governing Body (also known as a committee or Trustees) play a vital role by working together for the good of the organisation.
Here’s some useful tips to help with good governance.