At the British Paralympic Association Offices, London

Report of Finance & Development Committee

  • The Board were provided with a summary of accounts for NPHT presented by the Finance Manager.
  • An independent examination of accounts is to be conducted by Haines Watts.
  • A discussion was held on some delays in the work plan which will push expenditure to later months in the forecast.
  • Fundraising update was provided by Vicky Hope-Walker. 
  • Mandate sought and agreed to add Elaine Phiri onto the company account as a signatory. All unanimously agreed.

Project update

  • Vicky Hope-Walker provided a project update since the last Trustee meeting held on 29th March including an update on the Norwich exhibition.
  • Delay to opening of the new Heritage Centre to 2019 agreed by all; 2019 is the 30th anniversary of the IPC and 50 years of SMS so a story can be built around this.

Digital Content Update

  • Beth Faulkner, Digital Content Manager delivered a presentation on the digital strategy.
  • Discussion held on GDPR compliance for the Trust and next steps.

Governance Issues

(i)  Chairman Recruitment Update

  • Emma Boggis, Trustee had circulated a paper in advance of the meeting regarding chair recruitment and the identification of a potential candidate. Emma Boggis provided Trustees with an update on the recruitment of a new Chair.
  • Emma Boggis to keep Trustees informed of progress on this.
  • An update was given on the wider independent trustee recruitment, closing date is the 2nd July.

(ii)  Policies update

  • Four new policies were received for review by the Board.

(iii)  Development of the Risk Register

  • The Board agreed that the risk register should be bought to the Trustee meeting annually but reviewed regularly at F&D committee.

Dates of 2018 Trustee Meetings

  •  13th September 2018, Sport & Recreation Alliance, London, 11am to 1pm
  •  27th November 2018, Peter Harrison Room, Stoke Mandeville Stadium, 10am to 12pm.