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This section contains information on areas such as legal structures for not for profit organisations and some guidance on the governance that you will need to put in place in order to run your organisation.

Please browse the resources below and if you cannot find what you are looking for, please do submit an enquiry form and we will try to help you.


 Title  Description  Link
Toolkit for good governance  A toolkit for good Governance from Kingston Smith 
Charity Governance Code Charity Governance Code: revised set of standards to help charities/trustees achieve great governance Code
Good Governance Code A code for the Voluntary and Community Sector from ACEVO Code
How to run an AGM A guide to runing an AGM from the Institute of Fundraising
Principles of Good Impact Reporting
A guide  from NPC to support you to communicate impact reports.
Guide on impact reporting
Minute Taking
Microsoft Office templates for taking meeting minutes
Agendas  Microsoft Office templates for meeting agendas Templates
Safeguarding - DBS checks Overview and advice from GOV.UK on DBS checks DBS checks
MVA Equality & Diversity Policy MVA Equality & Diversity Policy that can be used as a template.*** Equality & Diversity Policy
MVA Health & Safety Policy MVA Health & Safety Policy that can be used as a template.*** Health & Safety Policy
MVA Safeguarding Children Policy 

MVA Safeguarding Children Policy that can be used as a template. ***
Safeguarding Children Policy
MVA Safeguarding Adults Policy MVA Safeguarding Adults Policy that can be used as a template. *** Safeguarding Adults Policy
Legal Structures for Social Enterprises 

DLA Piper Report on legal structures
Legal Structures for Social Enterprises
GOV.UK compliance toolkit Governance and accountability to safeguard charities from terrorism, fraud and other forms of abuse Compliance Toolkit
Civil Society Report Commission to focus on improved efficiency among charities
NCVO 'The Governance Wheel' A tool to measure and develop your governance and leadership Governance Wheel

*** The document downloaded at the link is in PDF format, but it is also available to MVA members in Word format. To obtain it in Word format please contact us.