Community benefits toolkit

Getting the governance right

This module:

  • Defines good governance and some key principles to bear in mind when selecting the most appropriate governance arrangements
  • Outlines the most common legal structures used for the governance of community benefits in Scotland, some of their main features and key considerations in using them
  • Considers some key procedures for ensuring good governance such as how to recruit those who will sit on the group (or groups) overseeing the package of benefits
  • Presents some options for administrative arrangements, and factors in deciding on the most appropriate one for local circumstances.

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