Our Governance

No Name Club is a registered charity in Ireland

(Registered Charity No. 20023157)

We are a company limited by guarantee with charitable status. A non-executive Board of Directors is appointed in accordance with the organisation’s Memorandum & Articles of Association and Company Law to discharge corporate responsibilities. We also have specific responsibilities under the Health Act 2004, Disability Legislation 2005, and the Charities Act. The primary focus of the Board of No Name Club is effective and efficient governance in compliance with statutory and legal obligations.

The Board of Directors

Directors are appointed to the Board either at a General Meeting or through co-option by the Board (will need to become company members). The membership of the Board comprises of both NNC company and non-company members.

The Board of Directors of No Name Club, whilst all volunteers, presents a balanced combination of stakeholders, volunteers and non-executive, business and professional individuals. Acting collectively, they must ensure the organisation delivers what it was set up to achieve, upholds its values, remains solvent and is professionally managed.

We adhere to and implement the following codes:

Data Protection Act 2018, National Vetting Bureau (Children and Vulnerable Persons) Act 2012, Children First Act 2015 and Children First National Guidance for the Protection and Welfare of Children 2017, National Policy and Procedure Safeguarding Vulnerable Persons at Risk of Abuse, Charities Governance Code, insurance requirements, recruitment and selection processes, appropriate financial procedures.

Accountability & Transparency

All our finances, including detailed accounts, breakdowns of where money goes, and salary information are published in our Annual Reports and available here. We are listed on the Charities Regulatory Authority’s Register of Charities (Charity Reg. No 20023157).

Child Protection

No Name Club is fully committed to safeguarding the wellbeing of all its youth members; it invites, welcomes, values and encourages the participation of young people with adult volunteers and staff. All our work is completed in line with the Childrens First Act 2015. The electronic Irish Statute Book (eISB) comprises the Acts of the Oireachtas (Parliament), Statutory Instruments, Legislation Directory, Constitution and a limited number of pre-1922 Acts.