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Dear Andrew: How can I encourage the board to get involved with compiling annual accounts?

1 Jun 2016 | Andrew Hind

In this regular column, Andrew Hind answers readers’ queries about governance issues. This month, a finance director asks for advice on how to get the board more involved with compiling annual accounts.

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Dear Andrew: How can I encourage the board to get involved with compiling annual accounts?

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