Academy Directors and their duties matter | governingmatters

This is a short blog. I thought it would be good to remind ourselves that although we are volunteers, we have various duties  placed upon us. Academy governors are company directors and therefore need to comply with Company Law. They are also charity trustees so need to comply with Charity Law too. Then there are the seven principles of public life.

Trustees’ Six main duties
Ensuring that the charity is carrying out its purposes for the public benefit
Complying with the charity’s governing document and the law
Acting in the charity’s best interest
Managing the charity’s resources…

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