GOVERNANCE

HOUSE

WHAT

WE DO.

Outsourcing of secretariat services is a proven solution

Governance House is a boutique Secretariat firm based in Erskineville in Sydney’s vibrant Inner West. Governance House provides professional, timely, independent and effective secretariat and corporate governance services to a range of clients across the private, not-for-profit and government sectors, streamlining workloads and providing practical support.

Our strengths

Through attention to detail, a talent for organisation and administration, a thorough knowledge of current legislative and compliance requirements, and passion for best practice corporate governance, Governance House provides efficiencies, freeing up time and resources to allow for focus on strategic goals and objectives. We pride ourselves on an open and collaborative approach, working closely with our diverse customer base to exceed expectations, delivering expert secretariat & corporate governance services.The Governance House team is dedicated, experienced, responsive, consistent and client-focused. Our services are supplemented by exceptional communication, analytical, negotiation and administration skills.

The team includes Directors, Company Secretaries, and members of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. At Governance House we know that one size does not fit all. We work with our clients to tailor a package to suit their individual needs and budget. Our passion is the promotion of high quality governance practice.

WE PROVIDE THE TOOLS AND SUPPORT NECESSARY TO
ACHIEVE BEST PRACTICE CORPORATE GOVERNANCE OUTCOMES.

GOVERNANCE HOUSE
IS THE ANSWER.

The Governance House team will create efficiencies, minimise risk exposure, enhance transparency and support effective decision making. We thoroughly understand our role and responsibilities.We are a team of experts in our field, with over thirty years of practical experience. We provide professional secretariat process, minute taking and corporate governance support.

Our outsourced secretariat service providers are outstanding collaborators and team builders, working in close partnership with in-house staff and office holders to meet organisational objectives. Governance House delivers results by providing efficient, cost effective, independent and compliant secretariat support that: adds value; encourages ethical and responsible decision making; provides a safeguard to the integrity of corporate reporting; and recognises risk.

Our skilled and professional team provides all aspects of corporate governance and secretariat support including: Board and Committee support; minute taking; policy and procedures development; systems review; template creation; Board and Committee Surveys and Evaluation reports; facilitation of regulatory compliance; general administrative services; research; stakeholder communication; reporting and much more.

At Governance House:

• We bridge a resource gap by taking on roles that fall outside your core business;
• We provide effective support, tailored to meet your needs and goals;
• We will work with you to deliver products and services that exceed expectations;
• We won’t over promise and under deliver;
• We will provide collaborative and practical solutions.

WHY OUTSOURCE
SECRETARIAT
SERVICES?

The Governance House team is a company of secretariat support specialists.

The team at Governance House has over 30 years’ experience in secretariat, administrative and corporate governance support. Our current client base includes registered charities, companies limited by guarantee, incorporated associations, NGOs, private companies and government owned entities.

Our aim is to safeguard the business conducted by your governing body by facilitating compliance with relevant legislative, regulatory, policy and compliance requirements.Our tailored solutions are wide ranging.

Our team provides services of the highest quality and we: pride ourselves on helping clients to develop effective management, reporting and compliance tools; provide guidance to ensure that meetings are efficient, effective, and in keeping with requisite policy and legislative requirements; recommend ways to continually improve meeting effectiveness and Board / Committee performance; coordinate and provide necessary information to allow for informed decision making; track and facilitate compliance with an organisation’s Constitution, governing law and other key policy documents; recommend, develop, review and implement Policies and Procedures; provide and organise information including the minuting of meetings, tracking of actions, coordination of workflows etc. act as a communication conduit; assist in the development and maintenance of processes for consultation with key stakeholders; develop and maintain documents describing overarching governance, processes, actions, and interactions; coordinate, develop and maintain content in various forms; provide effective record-keeping.

A SECRETARIAT LIES AT THE HEART OF ANY ORGANISATION.
IT IS THE OFFICE ENTRUSTED WITH ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES,
RECORD KEEPING,GOVERNANCE AND POLICY ADMINISTRATION.

OUR

PEOPLE.

Governance House is a committed and dedicated team, working together to ensure that our clients’ goals are met. We pride ourselves on building long term client relationships as a testament to the quality of our service.

We promise to work with you to tailor a package to suits your organisation and its vision. We strive to employ highly motivated and committed people with a passion for business services in the broadest context. Our close association with experienced Bookkeepers, Tax Agents & Auditors enhances our ability to meet your organisational needs.

WE ARE ALWAYS HAPPY TO MEET WITH CLIENTS
AND DISCUSS THEIR SPECIFIC NEEDS

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