Governance



Health and Social Care Integration – A DAC Beachcroft Analysis
Considering Health and Social Care Integration? DAC Beachcroft LLP has gauged the opinion of senior figures across the health and social care spectrum, who are engaged in the complex work of forming new and improved ways of delivering health and wellbeing. The resulting report seeks to illustrate some of the drivers of health and social care integration, as well as identify the potential inhibitors or risks that may threaten joined-up working. Download the Health and Social Care Integration – A DAC Beachcroft LLP Analysis PDF here: […]

Health and Social Care Integration – A DAC Beachcroft Analysis



Health and Social Care Integration - A DAC Beachcroft Analysis

NHS Trust Subsidiaries and Investments in Legal Entities - Relationships with subsidiaries & other entities where the Trust is a shareholder are complex...

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Relationships with subsidiaries, and other legal entities where the Trust is a shareholder or member, can be complicated. Often Trust Secretaries and Directors need support and advice to navigate the rules and regulations for private companies, and to establish frameworks for effective decision making and risk management. We can help with questions like: Is there […]

Health Adviser Alert – Trust Subsidiaries, Investments in Entities


There were a number of changes made to the risk sections in the latest update of the FRC’s UK Corporate Governance Code, some of which were highlighted in the FRC’s press release on its publication . The new Code applies to accounting periods beginning on or after 1 October 2014. At the same time as publishing the Code, the FRC published Guidance on Risk Management, Internal Control and Related Financial and Business Reporting. This reflects the relevant requirements of the updated Code, and integrates and […]

Risk and the UK Corporate Governance Code



The Governance Advisory Practice Health Adviser Alert
Relationships with subsidiaries, and other legal entities where the Trust is a shareholder or member, can be complicated. Often Trust Secretaries and Directors need support and advice to navigate the rules and regulations for private companies, and to establish frameworks for effective decision making and risk management. We can help with questions like: Is there central knowledge and understanding of the extent of the Trust’s subsidiaries and membership in legal entities? Is there understanding about what the Trust’s subsidiary governance framework should look like? Is […]

Health Adviser Alert – Trust Subsidiaries and Investments in Legal Entities




Guardians of governance
The role of the company secretary is being refocused, recalibrated and it is gaining greater prominence At a roundtable hosted by Governance + Compliance magazine in July, seven of the UK’s foremost governance professionals met to discuss the pivotal role of the company secretary. The meeting followed the publication of ICSA’s report The Company Secretary: Building trust through governance, which found that company secretaries ‘make a significant contribution to board performance’, supporting ICSA’s wish to reinstate the legal requirement for all large private companies to […]

Guardians of governance – the role of the company secretary


Governance Advisory Practice
We highly recommend this video to anybody interested in governance, quality and risk in the NHS. Judge Mervyn King, a long-time friend of the late Nelson Mandela, speaks with deep commitment about the responsibilities of directors in the NHS, and the courage required to take difficult decisions in times of budgetary constraint. Judge Mervyn King Mervyn Eldred King (born 22 July 1937, Johannesburg) is a South African corporate attorney, arbitrator, mediator, corporate director, commission chair, author and speaker. A former judge of the Supreme Court […]

NHS: Mervyn King on the Challenges Faced by NHS Boards