News & Publications

Within this section we will publish articles that are of interest, provide details of 360 led events, publish 360 Assurance publications and provide details of 360 Assurance achievements.

BAF and GBAF Benchmarking Report

The Assurance Framework is a key aspect of good governance in all organisations.  A properly functioning process will provide Governing Body/ Board Members with an understanding of the principal risks to their strategic objectives and the controls in place to manage those risks. We have reviewed a range of Assurance Frameworks across a number of … Read More

Charitable Fundraising Activity – Survey Results

This briefing outlines the results of our survey of Charitable Fundraising Activity.

Developing a Framework for Board/ Governing Body Assurance

In conjunction with the Good Governance Institute (GGI), 360 Assurance has produced a guidance document examining the governance arrangements that support a robust assurance framework. The process commenced with a workshop in September 2013 jointly run by the GGI and 360 Assurance, to which all 360 Assurance clients were invited. The workshop examined the principles … Read More

Quality Assurance Forum – Prof Jane Reid Speaking

360 Assurance run and facilitate a Quality Assurance Forum for representatives from NHS providers across the East Midlands and South Yorkshire. The forum has been running since February 2012 and speakers have included representatives from: the CQC, the GGI, Keogh review team, CQC specialist advisors, as well as Sir Stephen Moss. In April 2014 we … Read More

CQC Benchmarking Refresh

In 2011 360 Assurance undertook a benchmarking exercise across all of the NHS provider trusts in the East Midlands, examining each organisation’s internal CQC compliance assessment and assurance processes. This was re-run and refreshed in 2013 to determine the progress trusts had made and the evolution of systems and processes just as the CQC were … Read More

Inaugural Meeting of Quality Committee NED Members’ Forum

360 Assurance has been running a Quality Assurance Forum for senior management representatives from NHS provider trusts across the East Midlands and South Yorkshire for over 2 years. The forum has been an enormous success and has led to 360 Assurance winning the 2012 HFMA Governance Award and The Benchmarking Institute & The Best Practice … Read More