Leadership overview


Successful leadership – NCVO/Knowhow full guidance, including team leadership and how to build leadership skills.

Principle 2 of the Charity Governance Code – explains how every charity should be headed by an effective board that provides strategic leadership in line with the charity’s aims and values.

Building outstanding leadership teams. Insights from charity chief executives – a report from Compass Partnership In association with the Centre for Charity Effectiveness, Cass Business School.

How to be an outstanding charity leader – an interesting post on the Civil Society website.

Leadership: 5 practices of effective leaders – this resource from the Management Centre explores the differences between management and leadership, and best practice for an effective leadership.

Useful Organisations/Websites

NCVO know how – NCVO is an NGO based in England, championing the voluntary sector in England by connecting, representing and supporting voluntary organisations. Their ‘Knowhow’ website provides lots of resources and e-learning for charities, social enterprises and community groups. Many of the pages are free to view for non NCVO members too.

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