The role and responsibilities of a Trust Audit and Risk Committee (trusts only) Download Flyer

A guide for trustees on their audit and risk responsibilities

The expectations on boards to manage risk and oversee scrutiny of a trusts controls has never been more important in these challenging times.

This webinar provides practical guidance on how boards must discharge their audit and risk responsibilities to manage risk, organise internal and external audits and provide scrutiny of systems and methods of control both financial and otherwise.

The following will be explored:

  • The latest Academies Financial Handbook direction
  • How to ensure effective risk management across a MAT
  • Key duties and responsibilities for audit and risk
  • Risk management at board level
  • Internal scrutiny expectations
  • Good practices and planning guidance
  • Common findings by ESFA audits
Who should attend?
Any trustee who wants to learn more about the boards responsibilities for audit and risk, particularly those who are members of a committee responsible for audit and risk.
This webinar is suitable for academies and multi academy trusts.

Rosemary Lovatt is the NLG Advocate for East of England and NE London. She is an experienced chair and governance tutor who runs the Governance Leadership Programme across England.

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About our training
As experienced Chairs of Governors we strongly believe in providing training that gives you the knowledge, tools and examples to be effective governors. Our aim is to give you the confidence and tools to improve your governance as quickly and effectively as possible.  All our training is provided by National Leaders of Governance who are experienced governance trainers. Our training can be provided as webinars, bespoke sessions for your board or group of schools or face to face sessions (subject to social distancing guidance).

About NLGs
National Leaders of Governance (NLGs) are experienced chairs of governing boards. All NLGs have been through a rigorous designation process from the National College of Teaching and Leadership (NCTL), a part of the Department for Education (DfE), to demonstrate that we have the skills, experience and attributes to be a National Leader of Governance. All NLGs are either actively chairing standalone schools or academies, local governing boards or multi academy trust (MAT) trust boards or have done so within the last five years. All NLGs are trained to support governors through mentoring and coaching and provide governance services which are quality assured.

Logistics and Booking 
Please complete your online booking by selecting the 'BOOK' link next to the date wish to attend from the grid below and using the 'BOOK' link.  If the 'BOOK' link is not visible, please let us know you are interested in the next available date by selecting the 'ENQUIRE' button below.
If you have any difficulties, please contact Melanie Jones, Billericay TSA Administrator.  Email:  Tel: 01277 314420. 


Delegate Price £85.00
TSA Member Price £77.00
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