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Outside bodies: operating as a director/trustee - Bethan Evans Governance Training and Consultancy

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Outside bodies: operating as a director/trustee - Bethan Evans Governance Training and Consultancy
Title:
Outside bodies: operating as a director/trustee - Bethan Evans Governance Training and Consultancy
When:
On demand
Where:
In-house
Categories:
Governance, Management

Description

Purpose of the Module

To understand the requirements, obligations, risks and challenges of acting as a council representative or nominee on an outside body e.g. as a company director or a trustee.

Perfect for

Any councillor who has been appointed to (or might be a candidate for) a role on an outside body e.g. a trust, a charity, a company, a governing body.

Module Content

  • The different types of outside body to which a councillor might be appointed (e.g. companies, trusts, charities)
  • The benefits and purpose of these roles
  • The legal framework for these bodies
  • The roles and responsibilities of a councillor on an outside body
  • The risks of undertaking these roles and how to mitigate them – conduct, insurance and indemnities
  • How to deal with conflicts
  • Danger areas to avoid including insolvency and personal liability

Skills Framework

Addresses all the skills but particularly

  • Local leadership
  • Partnership working
  • Political understanding

Outcomes

That councillors undertaking these roles are confident in their responsibilities, can perform them well for the benefit of the body and the council, and can identify/mitigate risks.

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Venue

Location:
In-house
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