Governance Documents

Articles of Government

Financial Regulations

Financial Responsibilities

The Board of Governors is responsible for the effective and efficient use of resources, the solvency of the college group, and for safeguarding its assets. The Board is also responsible for approving the annual estimates of income and expenditure.

To view the Financial Regulations, please download the file below.

Standing Orders

The standing orders of the Corporation should be read in conjunction with the instrument and articles of government and in the event of any conflict the instrument and articles will be the authoritative document.

To download the full Standing Orders document, click the link below:

Committee Remits

The Governing Body operates a number of committees with a wide range of remits. A full remit can be downloaded for each committee below.

External Governance Review

Information related to the External Governance Review.

Code of Conduct

This Code is intended as a guide, to indicate the standards of conduct and accountability which are expected of Governors, to enable them to understand their legal and ethical duties and to assist them both in carrying out those duties and in their relationship with the Governing Body and Principal as the Chief Executive.

This document is available on request from the Clerk.

The Code of Good Governance for English Colleges

The Corporation adopted the Code of Good Governance for English Colleges in October 2015 and the subsequent amendments issued in 2019 and 2021. The Corporation will consider adopting the Further Education Code of Good
Governance during 2024.