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  • Removing an academy trustee from office Find out who can remove trustees from your board, so you can make sure the process runs smoothly.
  • Role of a company secretary Read about the role of a company secretary and how the role may differ in a multi-academy trust (MAT), and information on recruiting company secretaries and the skills and knowledge they should have.
  • Terms of reference: boards of trustees and local governing bodies Find out who needs to have terms of reference and understand how they differ from your scheme of delegation. Discover examples for both boards of trustees and local governing bodies (LGBs) so you can get inspiration if you need to write your own.
  • Terms of reference: committees in multi-academy trusts (MATs) Are there examples of terms of reference for committees within MATs? We link to examples of terms of reference for committees formed by multi-academy trust (MAT) boards, including for committees covering finance, audit and standards. We also point to requirements in the Academies Financial Handbook.