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Corporate Governance Framework

Our corporate governance framework sets out the necessary responsibilities and procedures that guarantee we operate properly.

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  2. Corporate responsibility of the Commissioners

Corporate responsibility of the Commissioners

2.9. The Board of Commissioners (the Board) has corporate responsibility for ensuring that the Commission fulfils the aim and objectives set out in legislation and complies with any statutory or administrative requirements for the use of public funds. Other important responsibilities of Commissioners are:

  • ensuring that high standards of corporate governance are observed at all times
  • establishing the overall strategic direction of the Commission within the relevant statute and the policy and resources framework agreed with the responsible Minister
  • ensuring that the Commission operates within the limits of its statutory authority and any delegated authority agreed with DCMS (opens in new tab), and in accordance with any other conditions relating to the use of public funds
  • ensuring that, in reaching decisions, the Commission takes into account any guidance issued by DCMS
  • appointing, with the Secretary of State‚Äôs approval, a Chief Executive (including the terms and conditions of employment)
  • ensuring that a distinction is made and set down in writing between strategic planning and management, which are the responsibility of the Commission, and day-to-day management issues which have been delegated to the Chief Executive.
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