Case studies

In this section you will find a range of case studies that showcase the practical work of our members improving governance.

When governance is in the media it is so often because something somewhere has gone wrong.

We know that our members are working really hard on maintaining and improving good governance standards and there are some fantastic examples of this across the sector.

Why have we created case studies?

1. Showcase good practice

We want everyone to know about the good governance practice that already exists in our sector and the work our members are doing to continually improve.

2. Provide practical examples

So often turning theory into practice is a real challenge. We want to help make this task easier by providing practical solutions by way of real-life examples from within our membership.

How can you use the case studies?

We hope you will be able to take inspiration and ideas from organisations that have faced similar problems and implemented similar changes.

We hope these real-life examples will help you put theory into practice in your own organisations.

There is a wealth of knowledge and experience in the sector and we want to facilitate an opportunity to share and learn from each other.

What case studies are there?

Case studies will be made available as they are produced – and then divided into themes to help organisations looking for specific examples.

We currently have case studies on the following themes which you can access by clicking on the links below or by using the navigation on the left-hand side.

Introducing appointed directors

Defining the role of the board and making it fit for purpose

Do you want to work with us to create your own case study?

If you think your organisation would be a good case study then please email our governance team.

If you have any comments or questions please email the Sport and Recreation Alliance governance team or call 020 7976 3947.

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