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Board structure and activities

How the governing body of a workplace pension should be set up including making appointments, the role of the chair, and meetings and decision making.

Role of the governing body

The role of the governing body of a pension scheme and the expected standards and behaviours that board members should meet.

Recruitment and appointment to the governing body

How governing bodies of pension schemes should recruit and appoint their members.

Arrangements for member-nominated trustee appointments

Making sure the the governing body meets member-nominated trustee requirements and uses a clear process for new appointments.

Appointment and role of the chair

Appointing a chair of a governing body and the skills and behaviours they need to be effective.

Meetings and decision-making

Making sure meetings of the governing body are run effectively and decisions are made and recorded.

Remuneration and fee policy

How a governing body should record its policy for making payments to those who run the scheme.