Family Carers Ireland is committed to the highest standards of governance. We have adopted the Charities Regulator Authority – Charities Governance Code, the Guidelines for Charitable Organisations on Fundraising from the Public and the Charites SORP (FRS 102) thereby in compliance with the ‘Triple Lock’ charity standard. We comply with the Charities Act and are registered with the Charities Regulator Authority (CRA).
In maintaining a commitment to the highest standards of corporate governance and accountability, FCI:
- Has signed up to and is compliant with CRA’s – Charities Governance Code;
- Has signed up to and is compliant with CRA’s – Guidelines for Charitable Organisations on Fundraising from the Public;
- Adheres to charity best practice with regard to the preparation of financial statements by implementing the Statement of Recommended Practice – SORP – (FRS102) ‘Accounting and Reporting by Charities’ in accordance with the Financial Reporting Standard applicable in the UK and Republic of Ireland;
- Has a Donor Charter indicating our commitment to donors and potential donors: Donor Charter;
- The board of directors has adopted this set of ethical principles: Code of Conduct for Directors (25.11.16);
- Family Carers Ireland staff abide by the following employee code of conduct: Employee Code of Conduct;
- Is committed to addressing any complaints in an open and honest way. Click here to see our complaints procedure.
Family Carers Ireland came into operation in January 2016 and has produced the following annual reports:
Both the Carers Association and Caring for Carers were in operation for over 25 years and reports outlining the services, supports and funding partners can be accessed below.