Model financial delegations
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Model financial delegations

8 May 2013

Sam Coutinho provides a model document for financial delegations.

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Internal auditor: Model job description

Many trustees do not understand what an internal audit entails nor the role of an internal auditor. Charities Internal Audit Network describes what an internal auditor should do.

Model terms of reference for a finance committee

A finance committe will take delegated responsibility on behalf of the board of trustees for overseeing all financial aspects of the charity so as to ensure short and long term viability and report back to the board accordingly.

The chief executive's report: what should be in it?

Dorothy Dalton provides top tips on how to write the perfect chief executive's report.

New trustee: sample declaration of eligibility

All charities should, but most charities do not, ask potential trustees to sign a declaration about their eligibility for the post of trustee. This sample declaration form is an adapted and more detailed version of the declaration form for trustees which can be found on the NCVO website and which is used here with the kind permission of NCVO.

Model terms of reference for an audit committee

A quick reference guide to model terms of reference for an audit committee

Model template for an investment policy

For those trustees with funds available for long term investment, agreeing an investment policy is fundamental to managing risk and making the best use of your resources.

The chair of trustees: model job description

The role of the chair of trustees has evolved over the last decade, as indeed has governance, so it is important to use a job description which has kept up-to-date with these changes and which reflects the greater emphasis on leadership, strategy, risk, accountability and performance.

Model powers of delegation policy

This model document is written for those charitable companies in England and Wales with established boards of trustees which employ a senior management team and delegate significant, specific functions. all model documents should be tailored to the needs of individual organisations.

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