CE report to Feb 13 board

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Chief Executive report to Board for 8th of February 2013

1. For Decision:

1.1 Agree Risk register (Here as a gdoc ) Staff training on evaluating risk took place and a register with recommendations has now been written for adoption. (Added to main agenda under CE report section. Mike Peel (talk) 22:30, 2 February 2013 (UTC))

1.2 Agree Volunteer Conflict of Interest protocols This has been a complicated process. There has been some serious consideration given to the proposals on-wiki. Consensus probably now reached. For adoption. On agenda later (See section 'Proposed new and revised policies' Mike Peel (talk) 22:30, 2 February 2013 (UTC))

1.3 Agree revised recruitment procedures A long-running saga. A few tweaks and some tightening up. Demonstrates transparency and good practice. Some recent comments taken on board. On agenda later (See section 'Proposed new and revised policies' Mike Peel (talk) 22:30, 2 February 2013 (UTC))

1.4 Agree process for creation of five year plan Agree proposals. See talk on wikipage. A challenge to bring all this together in the timescale. (On main agenda under CE report. Mike Peel (talk) 22:30, 2 February 2013 (UTC))

2. For information;

2.1. Train the Trainers Review concluded and recommendations on wiki. Internal ones not needing board approval implemented. Contract agreed and uploaded for Manchester (the city previously known as Newcastle) event. Review in April By CE with Education Committee.

2.2. 2013-14 Programme Reporting back systems being developed via a top level progress chart and individual staff plans. Suggestions welcome.

2.3. WiR recruitment and contracts Saad's contract now being tested with first tranche of institutions. Volunteer sought for panels.

2.4 FDC The FDC grant came with lots of paperwork attached. Contracts now emailed and when received back at foundation first half or grant will be released. Reporting requirements being worked on as well as timetable for next bidding process.

2.5 Independent Review. CE input will be available for board as soon as final version published.

2.6 Trustee vacancies. Important for Chapter that we have a full board to spread the load.

2.7 Thefts RS and JD to report on up-to-date position regarding internet fraud.

2.8 Ongoing matters

  • QRpedia - need to find resolution to this as many projects stymied by lack of clarity.
  • Monmouthpedia – talking to Monmouth Council about ways forward but awaiting resolution of QRpedia issues.
  • Recruitment of additional staff – on schedule interviews planned.
  • Closing books for 2012-13 Audit proceeding. Starting Annual report in consultation with accountants.