Lunch & Learn Risk Management Webinars
16 Aug 2022
Carmichael is delighted to announce a partnership with Ecclesiastical Insurance to provide a series of free training webinars on the theme of enterprise-wide risk management for nonprofits. Sign up here: https://forms.office.com/r/sNvTmKQAnX Risk Identification & Horizon Scanning, Sept 7 12pm-1pm Identifying and managing the possible risks that a charity may face is a key part of effective governance. This webinar will examine multiple…
Irish Criminal Justice Agencies Conference 2022
14 Jun 2022
Irish Criminal Justice Agencies Conference 2022 Carmichael are proud to promote the upcoming 8th Annual Irish Criminal Justice Agencies Conference 2022. Carmichael resident member group the ACJRD are a key partner for the 2022 edition of the conference, for the event which takes place at The Printworks Event and Exhibition Centre in Dublin Castle. “Race, Migration…
International Men’s Health Week is Underway
13 Jun 2022
International Men’s Health Week is Here International Men’s Health Week (June 13 – 19) is upon us and Carmichael resident member Men’s Health Forum Ireland are celebrating IMHW with a number of unique initiatives and events. The week-long event is celebrated in countries across the world, such as New Zealand, Australia, Canada and more. The…
Vacancy: Training & Consultancy Administration Assistant
1 Jun 2022
Carmichael are looking to hire a new Administration Assistant to join their Training & Consultancy team. Click on the link below to view the full job description. https://www.carmichaelireland.ie/app/uploads/2022/06/Administration-Assistant-TC-Job-advert.pdf
Strong Governance in the Nonprofit Sector is More Important Than Ever
1 Jun 2022
Carmichael opens applications for the Good Governance Awards 2022. Strong governance in the nonprofit sector is more important than ever for maintaining public trust and is essential for the sustainability of the nonprofit sector. That’s according to Carmichael, who launched the Good Governance Awards 2022 today (01.06.22). The Good Governance Awards recognise and…
Making A Merger Happen – The core components and key steps in a merger process
This article is a follow on article to the article that discussed the need to do a rigorous evaluation of the merger prospect before engaging in a formal process. In this article, we discuss the core elements and steps to be taken when you are engaged in a formal merger process.
The management of management and the development and adherence to good governance principles is a collective responsibility of the Board, the CEO and the Management team.
The position of a CEO (or Director, Manager, Co-ordinator or any other job title that may be given to the senior member of staff) in the community and voluntary sector can certainly be a tough one and a lonely one at times. There can be no doubt that the role of a CEO in any sector is a highly pressurised one.
In the community and voluntary sector there are some unique problems: the complex needs of clients or members, accountability to a plethora of stakeholders, hard to measure results, attracting and retaining skilled staff particularly when salaries aren’t high and of course, funding, funding, funding.
Performance Appraisal – What is it?
Performance appraisal (also called performance evaluation or performance review) is a structured, periodic, reflective discussion between an individual employee and his or her line manager, concerning the employee’s actual work performance, behaviours and future developmental needs in relation to agreed goals and behavioural standards.
When there is a clear link between what an organisation is striving to achieve and what each individual is expected to deliver it makes it easier for employees to feel connected to the organisation and motivated by their work.