The governing body’s responsibilities extend to matters of employment, including appointing the head of the provider and acting as the employing authority for all staff. Governing bodies should ensure that, linked to the strategic plan, that there is a human resources strategy and an associated action plan. They should further keep under review the strategy and action plan, and monitor the outcomes arising from their implementation.
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