The Institute was Incorporated by Royal Charter on 8th March 2001. The role of the Council and the duties and responsibilities of its members are found in the Charter and Bye-Laws. In addition to these, there are the requirements of previous decisions of General Meetings of the Institute and of the Council. This document is intended as a guide for Council Members and those considering standing for election to the Council.

Charity Trustees Guidance for Council Members

Information from OSCR

OSCR | Video: Advice for first time charity trustees

OSCR | Video: The role of the charity trustee

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OSCR | How much do you need in charity reserves?