How Boards work together makes the difference in the delivery between governance and good governance. Boards within the public sector are expected to conduct a review to provide assurance to their appointed sponsor departments.
The Northern Ireland Audit Office has noted that there needs to be improvement in this for the coming years. Most public bodies this year were unable to give positive statements in respect of board assessment and information on boards.
Those in the voluntary sector are encouraged to apply this best practice. With the roll out of the Charity Commission, this will prove an invaluable tool to give assurance.
If you have not carried one out, and are unsure of what it would entail, get in touch and we can discuss the process that suits your organisation. Time to get your Board in shape.