On Board - A guide for Board Members of Public Bodies in Scotland (April 2015)

This Guide provides much of the basic information that a Board Member will need to understand their role as a member of the Board of a public body in Scotland.

Translating Principles into Action

The remaining sections of this guidance provide the practical advice that is needed to enable public bodies and Board members to apply the concepts of good corporate governance to their own organisations. They pull together good practice from the private and public sectors to provide guidance to Board members across the three main dimensions of corporate governance:

These guidance notes explain the meaning of these dimensions of corporate governance more fully and their relevance to you as a Board member of a public body in Scotland.


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