Governance Seminar

 
Date: 

10 November 2017, 9am-4pm

 

Location: 

Dilworth School, Erin Street, Epsom, Auckland

Event details: 

9.00am

Welcome and introductions

Ingrid Taylor

Chair

Independent Schools’ Association

9.15am

Employment Law Update

  • Legislative update – including pay equity proposals.
  • Vulnerable Children's Act and vetting staff.
  • Social media – from staff misconduct to staff engagement and policies.
  • Dealing with bullying allegations from staff - WorkSafe's recent updates.

Shan Wilson

Partner

Simpson Grierson

10.45am

Morning Tea

 

11.15am

Delving into Directors’ liability – An analysis of legal obligations and rights

Kirsten (KP) Patterson

Chief Executive

Institute of Directors

12:00noon

A practical approach to Health & Safety Governance

This session will focus on the following key elements for Schools to ensure they meet their Health & Safety requirements:

  • Health and Safety Planning.
  • Critical Risk Management.
  • Board Monitoring of Health and Safety.
  • The role of Officers (the Board and Principal) in Health and Safety.

Terry Johnson

Director – Health & Safety Advisory Simpson Grierson

12.45 pm

Lunch

 

1.45 pm

Monitoring, reviewing and auditing policy implementation and compliance – The role of the Board

TBC

2:30pm

Tax/Fringe Benefit Tax/Salary Sacrifice

  • Tax credits for donations, including IRD audit activity in relation to alleged tuition fee substitution.
  • The charitable FBT exemption and salary sacrifice arrangements.
  • GST, and in particular, possible shifts in IRD policy in relation to the input tax concession for GST-registered non-profit bodies.

Barney Cumberland

Partner

Simpson Grierson

3.15 pm

Open Forum

  • ISNZ Governance Restructure Proposal.
  • Topics nominated prior to and on the day.

Ingrid Taylor

Chair

Independent Schools Association

4.00 pm

Seminar close and Afternoon Tea

Ingrid Taylor

Chair

Independent Schools Association

 

Terms and conditions: 

All cancellations will incur a $50 cancellation fee.

Price: $150.00