The board section of Smart Sport focuses on the leadership of an organisation.  It is divided into the following sections:

Structure - this provides information on different structures and legal requirements, such as company, charity or unicorporated associations.

Recruitment - this is a resource developed in partnership with the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO).  It provides a step-by-step process of recruiting new board members and includes examples and activities on board skills, audits, board role descriptions and board inductions.

Resources - this provides guidance on inductions, codes of conduct and role descriptions for different members of the board, such as the chair or the treasurer.

Committees - this provides information on meeting management, conflicts of interest and sub-committee structures.

If you are looking for something relating to the board and you cannot find it in this section then please email our governance team.

Sue Campbell CBE - Characteristics of an effective board

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