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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Authors: Bernadette Barber, Barbara Allen
Price: £74.95 | June 2017 ISBN: 9781860727122
The focus of corporate governance thinking at the current time emphasises, perhaps more than ever before, the importance of defining and promoting a healthy corporate culture and of recognising and responding to the needs of a wide a range of stakeholders. This new edition of Corporate Governance Handbook delves deeper than before into such issues in order to guide boards as they attempt to find an appropriate balance between more traditional financial considerations and other factors that may influence their decision making.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.