The Board meets on the first Wednesday of every month (except January and August) to agree future strategy, monitor performance and decide policies.

They also have a Board Away Day every January where they discuss the strategic direction of the organisation, governance and the Business Strategy.

The Board’s responsibilities include:

  • Defining and ensuring compliance with the organisation’s values and strategic objectives;
  • Ensuring that there are effective systems for evaluating the work of the organisation. Establishing mechanisms for communication and receiving feedback from the organisation’s partners;
  • Monitoring the organisation’s performance, taking timely corrective action if required and driving improvement through a self-evaluation process;
  • Ensuring strong effective governance.

Content of Board Meetings

Board meetings are divided into three parts: items for decision; items for discussion and items for information. Over the past year the Board have been involved in decisions about expansion and relocation of CanDo Contractors; our investment strategy; our Business Strategy; diversifying parts of the business; improving our governance arrangements through changes to our rules; discussions and decisions about development, and much more.

There is a standard Board timetable for agenda items, which will be explained more fully during the induction process.

Cadwyn’s Board welcomes observers to a Board Meeting, and if you are interested in observing, please contact Leynie Pearn. ( or 029 2043 4435)