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The draft of the new Code of Good Governance is available to read here. We welcome your feedback. The consultation ends 3 February 2017. A press release detailing the changes to the code and the consultation process can be found here


Good Governance: a Code for the Voluntary and Community Sector (the Code) is just as it says, a code of governance written for voluntary and community organisations.

  • By the sector, for the sector
  • Six key principles explain good governance
  • Points out important legal requirements
  • Gives suggestions on how to apply the principles in practice
  • Jointly owned by NCVO, ACEVO, SCC, ICSA & WCVA
  • Supported by the Charity Commission and the Clothworkers’ Company