Good Governance

CAVO works to support organisations to comply with good governance practices
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Assists you to identify, develop and register the right structure for your organisation

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Helps you to review and update your governing documents, policies and procedures

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Runs bespoke training for your Trustees and organisation

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Can help you with safeguarding, quality marks and office support services.

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Supports your organisation, trustees, staff and volunteers with crisis management

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Latest Good Governance News

Updated COVID-19 guidance for charities

Updated COVID-19 guidance for charities

The Charity Commission has updated its COVID-19 guidance for charities, including changes to filing extensions for annual returns, and updates to guidance on charity meetings and insolvency provisions....

How the new Programme for Government addresses the voluntary sector

Welsh Government has published its Programme for Government for the next Senedd term. Read more on the WCVA website. The Programme makes a handful of direct mentions of the voluntary sector. It commits to continuing ‘our strong partnership with voluntary organisations...

Community centre reopening guidance updated

Community centre reopening guidance updated

WCVA's information sheets for reopening community centres in Wales have been updated with the latest information. To read the updated guidance copy click here.

The Charities Bill: 5 key changes to charity law

The Charities Bill: 5 key changes to charity law

The Charities Bill, announced in the Queen’s Speech on 11 May 2021, proposes several technical, but important, changes to charity law. The Charity Commission has been working closely with charities and their representative bodies, the Department for Digital, Culture,...

Improving the Register of Charities

Improving the Register of Charities

The Register of Charities plays a vital role in helping people make informed decisions about which charities to support. You can use it to check the 170,000 charities which are registered, download data for research, find out whether donations are being spent in the...

Coronavirus response toolkit for charities

The impact of the coronavirus pandemic is vast. As this crisis continues, charities need to be resourceful, responsive, collaborative and innovative in order to keep serving those who need them. Charities need to respond and adapt to immense changes in our environment...

PHW COVID-19 WhatsApp Messaging

PHW COVID-19 WhatsApp Messaging

Are you a community or network leader? Would you benefit from receiving the latest COVID-19 messaging, including the most recent vaccine information, directly to your mobile and ready to send on to your network? Public Health Wales is expanding its WhatsApp messaging...

How has your organisation been impacted by COVID-19?

WCVA is interested in learning more about the impact of COVID-19 on the voluntary sector in Wales, particularly in relation to UK-based charities operating in Wales. WCVA have created a survey for all people who work (or did work, up until the COVID-19...