Principle 2: Exercising Control Over The Organisation
This governance principle is all having strong, robust and effective controls in place and ensuring that your organisation complies with relevant legal and regulatory requirements.
Principle 3: Being Transparent And Accountable
This governance principle is about having the systems and policies in place to show clearly what you do, what you achieve and how the organisation uses its resources to its various stakeholders - your beneficiaries, members, staff, funders, regulators and the general public.
Principle 4: Working Effectively
This governance principle is about the need for board members to have a clear understanding of their roles and responsibilities and about having documented procedures and policies on how the board and the individual board members will fulfil their duties and conduct the business of the board.
Principle 5: Behaving With Integrity
This governance principle is about doing the right thing and behaving ethically and honestly.
The following assessment and checklist of questions is a helpful guide to see where your organisation is against the specific requirements of the Code's Behaving with Integrity Principle and the spirit and values underpinning the requirements.