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Last updated on 18 April 2019
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Getting the minutes right is essential to your role as a clerk. Use our minutes template and advice on taking and writing up notes, and our checklist for checking the minutes, to help you do this.

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  1. Prepare before the meeting
  2. Download our template
  3. Choose your preferred method of recording
  4. Distinguish between public and confidential information
  5. Use the right language and tone
  6. Demonstrate the board's effectiveness
  7. Write up your notes afterwards
  8. Use our checklist to check them over 

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