Governance

Governance

The corporation is similar to the board of non-executive directors and made up of influential and representative members from the business and local community, local authorities, stakeholders, partners, student and staff members.

The Instrument and Articles of Government detail the Corporation’s powers, membership, role and responsibilities, and are supplemented by a Financial Memorandum and the Audit Code of Practice. The Corporation also adheres to general law relating to employment, equality and diversity, health and safety.

The Principal is a member ex officio and the only executive member. The Corporation is accountable for the use of public funds and has a duty of care for the assets of the College.

The Corporation is advised is advised by a Clerk who is independent of the College Management team and has access to independent professional advice.