Remuneration

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The role of the Remuneration Committee is:

1. Membership

The Committee shall consist of the Chair and Vice Chair of the Board, plus two members of the Board (excluding staff or student members).

The Chief Executive will be in attendance except for when his/her salary or performance is being considered by the committee.

The Director of Governance will be in attendance (except when his/her salary is being considered by the committee) and will be responsible for:

  • advising the committee on matters in relation to the Instruments and Articles of Government and other associated regulations;

taking the minutes of the meetings (notes will be taken by the Chief Executive when the Director of Governance’s salary or performance is being discussed).

2. Meetings

The committee will meet once per year, usually in November.

The quorum for meetings shall be 2 members of the committee.

The outcome of the committee’s meetings will be reported to independent members of the Board (not including staff and student members) at the next meeting of the board or as soon as is practicable.

3. Access to Meetings

The public shall not be admitted to the meetings. Papers submitted to the committee and minutes of its meetings shall be treated as confidential.

4. The Role of the Committee

The role of the committee is as follows:

  • To be responsible for the determination of remuneration and conditions of service of holders of senior posts and the Director of Governance;
  • To receive annual performance reviews of holders of senior posts and the Director of Governance;
  • To review and benchmark the remuneration of senior postholders and Clerks within the further education sector as published by the AoC and other external organisations;
  • To report its decisions to the Board.

5. Financial limitations

The committee has the delegated responsibility to decide the remuneration of the senior postholders and the Director of Governance. The Committee has no other delegated financial responsibilities.

Please note the minutes of the remuneration committee are strictly confidential and therefore not publicly accessible.