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Governance

The principles of good governance underpin all high performing organisations. ICSA supports the highest standard of governance through our publications.

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Corporate governance keeps a company honest and out of trouble. These titles demonstrate how GRC professionals can enhance their organisations’ image in the public eye as a self-policing, responsible company.

Auto-enrolment (ICSA Solutions)

Auto-enrolment (ICSA Solutions)

Author: Camilla Barry
Price: £14.35 | June 2013
ISBN: 9781860725715

To lay the ground for broad based pension saving, legislation has been introduced that will require all employers to automatically enrol the majority of their employees and other workers into a pension arrangement with minimum levels of contributions or benefit. This guide is written for company secretaries and employers, although employees, trustees and others involved in pensions administration may well find it useful.

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Boardroom Disputes (ICSA Solutions)

Boardroom Disputes (ICSA Solutions)

Authors: Rowena Herdman-Smith, Kevin McCarthy, Saul Sender
Price: £14.35 | June 2013
ISBN: 9781860725890

Unless a board is very small and/or cohesive, it is highly likely that at some point disagreements will occur between the various board members. The purpose of this guide is to assist boards in navigating the various potential stages of a dispute and to highlight the various legal considerations to bear in mind when considering what action to take.

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Changing Auditors (ICSA Solutions)

Changing Auditors (ICSA Solutions)

Author: Mike Metcalf
Price: £14.35 | June 2013
ISBN: 9781860725883

The guide looks at quoted companies and outlines the procedures involved in changing the auditor for quoted and unquoted companies. The guide also looks at the practical implications of changing the auditors of subsidiaries. We provide an explanation of the detailed statutory rules on auditor appointment; the statutory rules on the termination of the old auditor’s appointment; and professional and contractual matters.

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The ICSA Charities Handbook, 3rd edition

The ICSA Charities Handbook, 3rd edition

Author: Kirsty Semple
Price: £65.95 | June 2014
ISBN: 9781860726057

The ICSA Charities Handbook provides clear and practical guidance on the law, regulation and procedure involved in running a charity. The book covers key areas of governance and compliance such as boards, trustees and officers, the Charity Commission and its requirements, and employment and volunteers.

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Charity Checklists

Charity Checklists

Author: Cecile Gillard
Price: £27.95 | July 2014
ISBN: 9781860726040

An A-Z of checklists for charity compliance and governance.

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Charity Law and Governance: A Practical Guide

Charity Law and Governance: A Practical Guide

Authors: Cecile Gillard, Kirsty Semple
Price: £29.95 | January 2017
ISBN: 9781860726958

An essential guide to the legal and regulatory framework within which charities in England and Wales operate.

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Charity Marketing: Delivering income, services and campaigns

Charity Marketing: Delivering income, services and campaigns

Author: Ian Bruce
Price: £32.95 | May 2011
ISBN: 9781860724596

Charity Marketing is well-established as the market leading guide to developing successful services, campaigns and fundraisers, using tried and tested marketing techniques. It explains how using marketing principles to underpin every aspect of activity can transform not-for-profit organisations to meet, need and achieve their objectives.

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The ICSA Charity Trustee's Guide, 3rd edition

The ICSA Charity Trustee's Guide, 3rd edition

Author: Chris Priestley
Price: £27.95 | April 2012
ISBN: 9781860724909

This book provides quick and easy access to essential information on charities regulation and best practice including trustee recruitment and responsibilities, governance, board structure and functions, financial issues (including fundraising) and trustee-staff relations. The aim of the book is to support trustees of small- to medium-sized charities and covers the key aspects of the trustee function that are common to the majority of trustees.

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ICSA's Corporate Governance Handbook, 3rd edition

ICSA's Corporate Governance Handbook, 3rd edition

Author: Bernadette Barber
Price: £64.95 | July 2013
ISBN: 9781860724831

ICSA's Corporate Governance Handbook looks at all aspects of corporate governance in the UK, providing practical advice and guidance on implementation, monitoring and best practice. Now on its third edition, it is updated to include all changes made by the September 2012 UK Corporate Governance code, and changes to the takeover code among others.

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CSP Online

CSP Online

Authors: Andrew Hamer, Keith Walmsley
January 2013

The market leading information service for company secretaries: company law and corporate governance commentary, legislation, regulation and precedents in a single, integrated product.

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The ICSA Director's Guide, 5th edition

The ICSA Director's Guide, 5th edition

Author: Martha Bruce
Price: £39.95 | March 2013
ISBN: 9781860724824

Directors of UK companies have an extensive range of legal responsibilities, not just in relation to managing the company but also to employees, shareholders, customers and other stakeholders. Now in its fifth edition, The ICSA Director's Guide explains all the core duties and liabilities of being a director from appointment to resignation, including disclosures, shareholder relations and corporate governance.

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Directors' Remuneration (ICSA Solutions)

Directors' Remuneration (ICSA Solutions)

Authors: Sylvia Atallah, Caroline Newsholme
Price: £14.35 | June 2013
ISBN: 9781860725623

This guide provides an overview of the existing legislation and regulatory regime applicable to both private and quoted companies executive remunerarion. It also examines the development of corporate governance influences on executive remuneration and considers some of the proposed legislative and regulatory reforms.

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Environmental Reporting (ICSA Solutions)

Environmental Reporting (ICSA Solutions)

Author: Tony Hoskins
Price: £14.35 | April 2013
ISBN: 9781860725739

This guide addresses what areas of environmental impacts should be reported upon, reporting procedures and how this reporting can be managed to the greatest benefit of the organisations involved.

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The ICSA Health Service Governance Handbook

The ICSA Health Service Governance Handbook

Author: Claire Lea
Price: £59.95 | February 2015
ISBN: 9781860726514

The ICSA Health Service Governance Handbook is an essential publication for everyone involved in the delivery of governance within the NHS, as well as being the approved text for those studying the Health Service Governance module of ICSA’s CSQS qualification.

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How to Run an Academy School, 2nd edition

How to Run an Academy School, 2nd edition

Author: Katie Paxton-Doggett
Price: £29.95 | September 2016
ISBN: 9781860726828

How to Run an Academy School offers all those involved in running schools an essential guide to the legal and regulatory compliance required to fulfil the company secretarial function.

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The Non-Executive Directors' Handbook, 4th edition

The Non-Executive Directors' Handbook, 4th edition

Author: Brian Coyle
Price: £69.95 | March 2016
ISBN: 9781860726750

The Non-Executive Directors’ Handbook has been refreshed and fully updated for this 4th Edition and, given the increasingly significant role now played by non-executives in the independent oversight of organisations, it acts as an essential source of reference and route map for the position.

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Outsourcing (ICSA Solutions)

Outsourcing (ICSA Solutions)

Authors: Andrew W Smith, Karen Meenderink, Mark Sykes, Dennis Horner
Price: £14.35 | August 2014
ISBN: 9781860726392

Organisations that go down the outsourcing route need to do so in the knowledge they have a robust governance process and an ability to build a long-term relationship with the outsourced provider. In this ICSA guide, we explain and offer examples of good practice throughout all stages of the outsourcing lifecycle.

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