Finance & General Purposes Committee

Archive Unit
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 5MAL/B/1/1-10
  • Dates of Creation
      1982-2003
  • Physical Description
      13 folders

Scope and Content

Papers of the F&GPC for meetings between Feb 1982 and Aug 2003. As a general rule, only minutes and agendas have been kept; cash flow statements and accounts were presented to the Executive and Management Committees and can be found with the papers of those committees. When they were with meeting papers, explanatory notes about income and expenditure cashflow and budgets have been retained.

Box 12, folder 1 = 1982-1984

Box 12, folder 2 = 1985-1986

Box 12, folder 3= 1987-1988

Box 12, folder 4 = 1989-1990

Box 12, folder 5 = 1991-1992

Box 13, folder 6 = 1993-1995

Box 13, folder 7 = 1996-1997

Box 13, folder 8 = 1998-1999

Box 13, folder 9 = 2000-2001

Box 13, folder 10 = 2002-2003

Particular items:

7 Oct 1983 - job descriptions for all MA posts

2 Feb 1984 - letter to firm of solicitors about the separation of MA activities into a charitable trust and a company, and the constitutional issues raised

25 Jan 1988 - revised MA Trust employment contract

29 Feb 1988 - staff appointments and revised job descriptions

27 Jun 1988 - paper on commercial sponsorship

5 Oct 1989 - 'Monitoring Membership', paper on trends in the support of the MA

11 Dec 1990 - the MA job-share policy

1 Nov 1994 - correspondence with landlord about the poor state of repair of the MA offices

25 Jul 1996 - MA training officer job description(s)

23 Jul 1997 - update on MA training courses; agreement between the MA and 'Disability, Pregnancy and Parenthood International' (DPPI); report on the MA computers

10 Sep 1997 - discussion paper 'Job sharing the post of Information Officer'

21 Jan 1998 - correspondence with solicitors about MA's position in relation to liability for VAT; consultancy brief 'Maximising the effectiveness of the MA's Information and Advice Service'

13 May 1998 - MA employment contract

8 Jul 1998 - Union's comments on the proposed changes to the contract; paper on membership of the MA and list of Associate and Advisor Members for 1997-8; IT preparations for the year 2000

20 Jan 1999 - draft MA Organisational Chart; MA salary structure

9 Feb 1999 - paper on meeting targets for self-generated income for training

28 Jul 1999 - MA salary policy; report by Training Officer on income generated during her first 3 years

15 Sep 1999 - MA salary policy; sample temporary and permanent employment contracts; flexible working policy/working from home; policy on time off in lieu and flexitime (also see 24 Jan 2000)

12 Jul 2000 - report by the Resource Team Leader on financial control in the MA

31 Mar 2001 - detailed staff salary review

20 Sep 2001 - report by the Management Team on key issues raised at the strategic day held on 25 June, including staff development appraisal process, MA policy on bullying and harassment, grievances, incapacity procedures, disciplinary procedures

24 Jan 2002 - proposals from the Compass Partnership and from Haman & Irvine, outlining how each organisation might help MA with strategy setting for the next three years

19 Sep 2003 - MA training strategy

23 Oct 2003 - Staff report for the Council of Trustees

30 Apr 2003 - Catalogued MA Business Plan 2003-2004; policy on redundancy