CO-OPERATIVES UK is seeking the views of its members and other interested organisations as part of a review of its Corporate Governance Code of Best Practice.
It is inviting submissions from co-operators on the following key issues:
? The role of co-operative directors
? The knowledge, skills and attributes needed for the job
? The role of the board in driving the enterprise forward
? The relationship between the board and management
? How to attract, recruit and appoint the best people while adhering to the principles of democratic board election
? Identifying the barriers to recruiting the best people
? How best to manage the relationships with members and other stakeholders
? The importance of governance in promoting the success of the enterprise.
Co-operatives UK will hold three public hearings to gather evidence and opinions. These are on 16th March in London, 20th March in Scotland and 26th April in Manchester.
Submissions should be sent to: Dr John Butler, Co-operatives UK, Holyoake House, Hanover Street, Manchester, M60 0AS, e-mail: John Butler. The deadline is 27th February.
To attend a public meeting or to arrange to speak at one of them, contact Siobhan McLoughlin.