GOVERNANCE & POLICIES

STATUTORY INFORMATION

REGISTERED ADDRESS:

The Red Pencil (Singapore)

20 Upper Circular Road

#02-01, The Riverwalk

Singapore 058416

INSTITUTION OF A PUBLIC CHARACTER (IPC) STATUS

Period Approved:

3 May 2018 to 2 May 2019

Sector Administrator:

Ministry of Social and Family Development

CHARITY STATUS 

Charity Registration Date:

15 June 2012

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF SOCIAL SERVICE

Full member since 1 October 2015

A MEMBER OF CONSTITUTION: 

Company Limited By Guarantee

UEN Number:

201113675E

Date of Establishment:

8 June 2011

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

The Red Pencil (Singapore) continues to adhere to the Charities Act, the Code of Governance for Charities & Institutions of a Public Character and regulations issue by the Charity Council, report to the Ministry of Social and Family Development, National Council of Social Service and National Arts Council. Improving accountability and transparency, The Red Pencil (Singapore) has developed a Finance Policy and Procedure Manual and a Human Resource Policy and Procedure Manual and a Board Management Policy.

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CONFLICT OF INTEREST POLICY

All Board members and employees, with the implementation of both the manuals in the first quarter of 2018, have complied with the conflict of interest policy which stipulates that, when dealing in matters concerning The Red Pencil (Singapore), they are to exercise their best care, skill and judgement for the sole benefit of the organization and to make full disclosure of interests, relationships and holdings that could potentially result in a conflict of interest. Written processes are in place for Board members and employees to declare actual or potential conflicts of interest on a regular and need-to basis. Staff and Board members are to be excluded from discussions and approvals of transactions to which they have a conflict of interest.

WHISTLE-BLOWING POLICY

The Human Resource Policy and Procedure Manual also covers the Whistle Blowing policy.  The Whistle-blowing Policy ensures necessary arrangements are available where whistle-blowers may raise concerns about possible improprieties without fear of reprisals in any form.

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