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To support governing boards of academy trusts in setting a framework for the pay of their executive leader, NGA has produced this new, comprehensive guide, exploring key considerations that each board will need to focus on before making their pay decisions.
Setting the framework for the pay of the senior executive leader and the leadership team in an academy trust is the direct responsibility of the board of trustees. They must retain control and oversight of this critical function.
They must also ensure that the pay and leadership structure is in keeping with the Nolan principles, affordable and sustainable in the long term, and appropriate for the level of responsibility.
This guidance focuses on the principles of ethics, public service and fairness that should be at the forefront of trustees’ decision making. This pragmatic guide includes important insights into the following areas:
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Published: 25/01/2019, by Sam Henson
Last Updated: 07/02/2019, by Shelby Roberts