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November Agenda: 24/11/2016



1. Apologies for Absence
Apologies have been received for Carol Bernstein and Alex Wright.

2. Members’ Interests
To note the Register of Member’s Interests and to hear any declarations of potential conflicts of interest for the items below.


3. Minutes
To approve the minutes of the meeting of 15 September 2016.
Open Minutes

4. Matters Arising
To note the update report on actions agreed from previous meetings.
Open Matters

5. Chairman’s Report 
Written report on matters relating to the conduct of the Board’s business.
Chairs Report

6. ARB’s Operational Activities 
Written report from the ARB Team on matters relating to the running of the Board’s business.
Operational Activities

7. Management Accounts 2016
Cover Paper
Annex A

8. Periodic Review Update
To hear an update on progress to date


9. Investment Strategy
To consider the paper and agree the amendments to the Investment Policy.
Cover Paper
Annex A
Annex B

10. Travel and Subsistence Policy
To agree the amendments to the Travel and Subsistence Policy.
Cover Paper
Annex A
Annex B

11. Staff Resources 
Cover Paper

12. Chair and Vice Chair Election 
To agree the 2017 election timetable and process.
Cover Paper

13. Proposed Review of Prescribed Examination Eligibility Requirements
To consider and agree whether a review of the Prescribed Examination eligibility requirements should be undertaken.
Cover Paper
Annex A
Annex B
Annex C
Annex C-1
Annex C-2

14. Sharing of Data
Deferred Item


15. Review of Routes to Registration
To hear a progress report.

16. Equality and Diversity
To note the progress made under ARB’s Equality Action plan.
Cover Paper
Annex A

17. Board Effectiveness Review
To note progress of the 2015 recommendations and the timetable and format of the 2016 review.
Cover Paper
Annex A
Annex B

18. Minutes
To note the draft minutes of:
i. Audit Committee 20 October 2016 
ii. Investigations Oversight Committee 21 October 2016 
iii. Remuneration Committee 4 November 2016 

19. Any Other Business
To raise any other business (members are asked to notify the Registrar by 10.00am on 22 November of any points they wish to raise).

20. Dates of meetings 2017
• 16 February 2017
• 12 May 2017
• 13 July 2017
• 14 September 2017
• 23 November 2017

(1.30 – 2.00pm Lunch)