IoD Members Hub - July 2022

Welcome to the July edition of the monthly IoD Members Hub. Here you can find useful information and content that our members have submitted as they may be beneficial to others.

Disclaimer: The information provided by our IoD Members in the Members Hub is for general information purposes only and is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, the IoD. The IoD therefore makes no representation or warranty of any kind, express or implied, regarding the accuracy, adequacy, validity, reliability, availability or completeness of any information on the Members Hub.


Sanctuary Trust, a charitable trust which provides accommodation, care and support for homeless men in Jersey are looking for a voluntary Trustee for a three-year renewable term.

TRUSTEE ROLE PROFILE:

As a trustee, you will also act as director of the company, which is owned by the trust, namely Sanctuary Trust Limited. Both the trust and the company are regulated by the Jersey Care Commission and the Jersey Charity Commission.

The time commitment for this role will be in the region of:

  • quarterly Board meetings
  • one strategic away day per year; and
  • other ad hoc Board meetings, as required.

Trustees are also expected to spend time interacting with staff and residents, giving advice and input in the areas of their expertise and experience.

Main responsibilities:

STRATEGIC

As a trustee, you will ensure that:

  • Sanctuary Trust pursues its stated charitable objects as defined in the Trust Instrument and Articles of Association of the Company, by establishing the following and making sure fellow trustees, residents, staff, donors and any other stakeholders all understand them:
    • a clear vision
    • a set of values; and
    • a strategy
  • stakeholders’ views are regularly sought and considered
  • the external environment is regularly reviewed for any changes that might affect the charity (political, regulatory, financial, demographic, alliances)
  • the charity defines its goals and evaluates its performance against agreed targets.

FINANCIAL

As a trustee, you will:

  • ensure that operational plans and budgets support the charity’s vision and strategy
  • ensure that the charity applies its resources exclusively to fulfil its charitable objectives
  • ensure the charity’s financial stability
  • maximise opportunities and personal contacts to help with fundraising for the charity
  • protect and manage the charity’s property and ensure its funds are properly invested.

RISK MANAGEMENT

As a trustee, you will:

  • ensure that any major risks the charity may face are regularly identified and reviewed and that there are systems in place to mitigate or minimise these risks
  • give serious consideration to procuring external professional advice on any matter that presents a material risk to the charity that is beyond the established risk management process, or where trustees could be perceived to be in breach of their duties.

GOVERNANCE

As a trustee, you will:

  • ensure that the charity has a governance structure that is appropriate to its size/complexity, stage of development, its charitable objects, and the diversity of its stakeholders
  • ensure that the charity complies with the articles, Charity Law, Company Law, Regulation of Care (Jersey) Law, and any other relevant legislation or regulations
  • uphold the charity’s reputation and values
  • ensure the charity is administered effectively and efficiently, including making sure appropriate policies and procedures are in place.
  • ensure that the Board regularly reviews the governance structure and its own performance
  • ensure that the Board regularly reviews its own training needs and creates an expectation of continuous professional development across the charity.

HUMAN RESOURCES

As a trustee, you will:

  • follow proper and formal arrangements for the appointment, supervision, support, appraisal and remuneration of the General Manager
  • hold the General Manager to account for the management and administration of the charity
  • ensure that the charity acts in accordance with employment law and exercises a duty of care to its employees.

SPECIFIC SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

As a trustee, you will:

  • be a confident written and verbal communicator, who is willing to speak your mind and think creatively
  • show good, independent judgement
  • have an understanding of the role of the social care sector and its operations
  • have an awareness of legislation governing charities, the residential care sector registration, and inspection process
  • show an understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship
  • have a track record of working effectively as a member of a team.

All trustees need to demonstrate specific knowledge and experience in at least one of the following areas:

  • the Care Sector
  • Charity law and governance
  • charity fundraising
  • financial management
  • monitoring and evaluating performance in the commercial and/or not-for-profit sector
  • recruitment and human resources, including employment legislation
  • risk management
  • business development
  • marketing, media and public relations.

Apply:

If you would like to apply for this position, send your CV and covering email to Debbie Prosser, Company Secretary by 31 July 2022: debbieprosser@sanctuarytrust.org.je 


William Church Consulting is open for business.

At the end of 2020, William left his previous position as Director of Sales and Marketing at The Jersey Royal Company and has set up his own consultancy to help and support others on projects or with ongoing business development.

A passionate individual with over 19 years’ Board experience, William is commercially aware and has a strong business acumen. With a background in FMCG, William became the face and voice of Jersey Royals, promoting the brand to clients and the end consumer using a broad range of marketing and PR tools, and is now in a position to impart that knowledge and expertise to others.

If you are looking for support to review a project or your business, to set new goals, to broaden your reach and to communicate key messages to all stakeholders internally and externally, then William can help.

To learn more and book a free consultation please visit www.churchconsulting.co.uk


“Inspiring the next generation of Jersey’s sustainable finance leaders to #BuildBackBetter”.

KIT Consulting and Potting Shed, along with their generous inaugural sponsor, Rathbone Investment Management International, are delighted to announce the launch of Jersey #BuildBackBetter.

Jersey #BuildBackBetter is an educational initiative designed to upskill and inspire the island’s next generation of sustainable finance leaders. It is being launched in parallel to Jersey Finance’s sustainable finance strategy.

What is Jersey #BuildBackBetter?

Jersey #BuildBackBetter is a network of 30 next generation financial services leaders. Participants will be selected from across the Jersey financial services industry (banks, asset managers, funds, trust and corporate services providers, law firms, etc.).

Jersey #BuildBackBetter focusses on the most practical, applied and impactful ways that Jersey’s financial services industry can have positive global impact.

The network will benefit from:

  • A one-year programme of education and upskilling to build and embed sustainable finance expertise into industry.
  • A diverse and inclusive environment to raise questions, share views, express concerns and identify sustainable finance opportunities alongside industry peers.
  • An opportunity to shape the direction of the industry and help to build a global centre of excellence for sustainable finance.
  • Collaboration with Government and Jersey Finance, acting as a cross-industry think- tank to build the infrastructure and legislative environment required to support our sustainable finance ambition.
  • A classroom of leading edge sustainable finance case experience provided by a specialist consulting firm (KIT Consulting), a purpose-led marketing agency (Potting Shed), and their clients and partners around the world.
  • An apprenticeship in purpose-led branding and storytelling, helping our next generation of leaders communicate to the world their organisations’ purpose and the value of Jersey as a leading centre for sustainable finance.

Why Jersey #BuildBackBetter?

To be successful, the next generation of Jersey’s finance leaders will need to harness the power of the megatrends (technology, sustainability and the workplace of the future). With the right skills, experience and ambition, Jersey can deliver a world class response.

KIT Consulting are leading edge practitioners of sustainable finance, CSR, ESG, corporate purpose and shared value. We advise private and public sector clients such as the UNDP, G20 and HRH The Prince of Wales' Accounting for Sustainability Project.

Together with our partners, Potting Shed and Rathbone Investment Management International, we want to share our knowledge and experience to create the next generation of Jersey's sustainable finance leaders, helping our industry to #buildbackbetter on a global stage.

We are doing this because we believe our privileged industry has a critical role to play in providing solutions to global challenges, and that we have the right skills and experience to help develop the next generation of sustainable finance leaders.

Objectives of Jersey #BuildBackBetter:

  • To contribute to the adaptation of Jersey’s financial services industry to embrace global megatrends, with a specific focus on Sustainability.
  • To lead the charge within Jersey’s financial services industry to #buildbackbetter from the Covid pandemic.
  • To support Jersey Finance's ambition to build a centre of excellence for sustainable finance.

For more information, please visit www.kitconsulting.je/buildbackbetter


Airtel-Vodafone – helping keeping staff, customers, and premises safe from Covid 19 with temperature checking technology.

Developed in the UK, with proven use in multiple countries and industry sectors including the NHS and Transport for London, Temp.cam is a highly effective, automatic temperature monitoring solution which can prevent the spread of Covid-19 by identifying high temperatures of staff, clients and suppliers entering a building – a key Covid 19 symptom.   

 The solution is a valuable business continuity measure against Covid-19 and is available from

Airtel-Vodafone – official Channel Island partners of Temp.cam. It includes the following key feature and benefits:

•       Temperature monitoring for individuals

•       Quick & contactless scan of up to 12 people per minute 

•       Easy to use with large display

•       Linked to access control 

•       Built in infrared temperature sensor and camera

•       Audio alert to inform users if a high temperature is detected

•       High Accuracy +/ - 0.3 °C

•       High temperature alerts sent by email

•       Real time remote monitoring via online dashboard 

Video overview:  https://www.linkedin.com/posts/airtel-vodafone_2_temperature-checking-technology-activity-6758773873979875328-khk9/ 

Visit the Airtel-Vodafone Castle Street store to see the solution in action.  

For more information or a demonstration contact business@airtel-vodafone.com


Jersey Finance is delighted to extend its Membership programme to Non-Executive Directors (NEDs) based in Jersey.

With increased regulation and governance of international finance centres, the broad expertise that NEDs can bring in relation to the core principles of governance, as well as their professional experience, can play a vital role in the future success of our industry. Find out more https://www.jerseyfinance.je/membership


Tim Rogers, Consultant Mentor Coach at Adapt Consulting Company is looking to provide free coaching to candidates or organisations (as part of ICF qualification).

I am experienced coach, mentor, consultant and trainer (see LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/timhjrogers/ ).

I am approaching the mid-point in my ICF [International Coaching Federation] Course. To qualify as an ICF Associate Certified Coach I need a minimum of 100 hours (70 paid*) of coaching experience with at least eight clients. At least 25 of these hours must occur within the 24 months (and ideally by working together much sooner than that: possibly over the next 3 months). The coaching is supervised and mentored by ICF which offers assurance over the approach, quality and confidentiality.

I have included some example feedback below: The key point is that I am flexible to the needs of the client.

1. Consulting and Project management (I will do the task for you)
2. Teaching (I provide the tools, templates, training to do the tasks)
3. Mentoring (You own the task and have the knowledge. I support with my experience and observation)
4. Coaching (You are the expert. I support reflection and thought for you to develop your own ideas and path)

[1] Tim Rogers (Adapt Consulting) is an enthusiastic and knowledgeable business partner. He is able to distil complex matters into simple tasks. He is practical with advice and responsive to business needs with a clear focus on helping achieve the businesses objectives.

[2] Tim is one of those people who sees the bigger picture and works on achieving his vision. He is also very good at including and motivating others.

[3] I have no hesitation in recommending Tim. He has a great deal of experience and knowledge. Tim always gives 100% and brings a great deal of enthusiasm to every challenge.

[4] Tim’s passion and commitment has helped drive through a number of process improvements. He regularly seeks to challenge the norm, is innovative in his thinking and actively seeks to help others identify solutions to issues and problems across all business functions. Tim is a pleasure to work with and someone I trust to deliver.
of said information. https://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/coaching


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