New models of service delivery commercial models, trusts, mutuals & more February 6, 2018
Chairing Skills be most effective as a chairMay 14, 2018
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.
- 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.
- 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
Clear and informative; well presented; very perceptive and specific to the council
Addresses all the skills but particularly
- Local leadership
- Partnership working
- Political understanding
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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