Board Minutes – 19 August 2019

Board Minutes

Delt Shared Services Ltd – Board of Directors

19 August 2019

 Directors in attendance: Mark Greaves (Independent Non-Executive Director) (Chair), Mark Lewis (Independent Non-Executive Director), Lorna Collingwood-Burke (Non-Executive Director), Jo Turl (Non-Executive Director), Giles Letheren (Executive Director) and Paul James (Executive Director)

Attendees: Siân Millard (Company Secretary), Helen Prendergast (Secretariat), Chris Sparrow (Head of Client Acquisition) and Jane White (Head of Workforce and Brand)

Apologies: Giles Perritt (Non-Executive Director) and Nick Franklin (Non-Executive Director (Staff Appointed))

The Delt Board of Directors met on 19 August 2019 and discussed the following key items of business:

  • Welcome – the Board welcomed Jo Turl to her first meeting as a Non-Executive Director (appointed by the Clinical Commissioning Group)
  • Finances  – the Board discussed and noted:
    • the latest financial position of the company;
    • the forecast balance sheet for 2019/20;
    • the Treasury Management Strategy and approved a new approach to a deposit account; and
    • an update on discussions with Plymouth City Council
  • Sales and Client Acquisition and Business Development – Chris Sparrow joined for this item and the Board:
    • were briefed on the high-level approach proposed to new business acquisition;
    • discussed the key aspects of the presentation provided
    • discussed the latest situation on new business development opportunities and requested improved stakeholder mapping and communication to enhance relationships
  • Performance report– the Board reviewed the latest performance statistics for the company against its Service Level Agreements
  • Modern Slavery Policy – the Board discussed the draft Modern Slavery Policy and requested that a comparison to similar policies in other relevant companies was undertaken.
  • Updated Board Development Day Programme – the Board discussed and agreed the updated Board Development Day programme and noted it was scheduled to take place on 12 September 2019 [post meeting note: rescheduled to November 2019].
  • The next board meeting will be on 23 September 2019.  
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