In its latest business plan, the Charity Commission has stated that they intend to have a more personalised relationship with individual trustees, to drive up compliance and increase transparency.
They said “Over the next three years, we will fundamentally shift how we communicate with charities. We will aim to move away from communicating solely with organisations, to engaging proactively with individual trustees.”Charity Commission business plan 2022-23
They plan to start with messages that will help trustees understand their responsibilities.
This all sounds like a good thing, as many trustees are not as informed as they ought to be, and often they haven’t even read the really helpful Charity Commission introduction CC3 which can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/the-essential-trustee-what-you-need-to-know-cc3