Management of the Society
The day-to-day running of the Society is delegated to the Executive Directors and other staff. However, Council retains ultimate responsibility for the actions of staff. The Directors and staff must operate within the scope of the powers delegated to them.
Click here for a copy of the scheme of delegated powers to staff (pdf)
Each Director has a number of departments under his or her control responsible for the Society’s operational activities and implementing the annual work programme agreed by Council.
More on council and the directors
Staff and Volunteers
At the 31 January 2010, the Society employed 502 full-time and 122 part-time staff.
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