Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is charity governance?

2. How often should our charity board complete a governance review?

Governance review frequency is generally recommended as annual with an external evaluation every three years for larger charities. Our charity governance tool enables you to complete that online.

3. What is your Charity Governance Review Tool?

Our Charity Governance Review Tool is an online self-assessment process that enables your charity board to review your governance arrangements against best practice codes and principles.

4. Can other not-for-profit organisations use your Charity Governance Review Tool?

Yes. While registered charities can use our Charity Governance Review Tool other not-for-profits will also find the process is a great benchmark for your own governance.

5. How quickly will we receive our Governance Report and Action Plan?

You can download your Governance Report and Action Plan immediately after you complete all sections of our Charity Governance Tool.  No need to wait days or even weeks to receive your report – it’s available immediately for you to action.  Watch our short Explainer Video to show you how it works so effectively.

6. Is support available to complete your Charity Governance Review or to implement the SMART Action Plan afterwards?

Yes, we can provide a specialised board support package to help complete your Charity Governance Review or to implement the SMART Action Plan afterwards. Contact us for more details.

7. What is the cost of the Charity Governance Review?

The cost is a one-off £695.00 + VAT with no other fees or subscriptions (and we cover the VAT cost for non-VAT registered charities).

8. What Business Financial Review services do you offer?

We tailor our Business Financial Review services to your business using our unique “5 Pillars of Good Business Finances”, so we direct the support to where you need it most.  

9. What are the “5 Pillars of Good Business Finances”?

The “5 Pillars of Good Business Finances” are a unique way to assess your organisation against good financial management benchmarks. Use this structured approach to find out what aspects of your business finances you need to prioritise. Or contact us for more details and support.

10. Do you provide a guarantee?

Yes, we provide a 100%, no quibble, 12 months, money back guarantee with the Charity Governance Review Process because we are so confident that it can help you assess and improve your governance.

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