The Corporation is the governing body of the group and aims to be open about its work. The minutes of meetings on these pages are a record of business it has conducted and decisions taken.
The Governing Body of Stockton Riverside College is the ‘Corporation’ and it has 19 governor members. It meets six times each year and in between meetings of the full corporation a number of committee meetings take place, where business can be discussed in more detail. The Corporation has given powers to committees to make decisions on its behalf, but there are some decisions which can only be made by the full Corporation.
- 10 December 2020
- 22 October 2020
- 10 September 2020 – Special
- 2 July 2020
- 28 May 2020 – Special
- 7 May 2020
- 27 February 2020
- 12 December 2019
- 21 November 2019
- 17 October 2019
- 12 September 2019 – Special
- 4 July 2019
- 9 May 2019
- 25 April 2019 – Special
- 28 February 2019
This committee receives reports from independent auditors who make checks on the college group’s business systems to assess whether the college group’s systems of internal control are working properly. Auditors also examine the college group’s annual financial statements. When auditors make recommendations the committee monitors the implementation of the actions needed. The committee also monitors the way in which the college group manages risk and how it ensures it is getting value for money.
Standards Improvement Committee
The Standards Improvement Committee oversees the college group’s drive to improve quality and monitors the college group’s self-assessment process to ensure rigour and the accuracy of the subsequent judgements that are made.
Finance & Employment Committee
This committee monitors the college group’s finances and receives regular reports so that it is aware of the college group’s financial position. It makes recommendations to the Corporation about financial matters such as setting the budget and the annual financial report. It makes recommendations on the framework for pay and conditions of service for all members of staff and determines the pay and conditions of the college group’s senior postholders. It also determines personnel and human resource policies.
Search and Governance Committee
Search and Governance Committee is responsible for advising on the appointment and reappointment of members, the composition and balance of its membership and its committees, and will consider succession planning for the Corporation as a standing agenda item. This committee is key in supporting the ongoing review of effective governance through regular review of meeting evaluations.
This committee advises Finance and Employment Committee on the job description, remuneration and conditions of service of the holders of senior posts and the clerk to the corporation.
Minutes of this committee are confidential as they include details of individuals’ salaries.