Peace and Goodwill to all Members

This is not a religious (or political) article, but the well-rehearsed Christmas theme of peace and goodwill to all has prompted me to consider more deeply the relationship between members of a society.  That relationship is largely taken for granted when people join...

Proxies at Meetings

Just as there is often confusion about the quorum for meetings, discussed in my last article, so, too, there is often confusion about proxies at meetings. The first point to note is that, unless expressly permitted by an organisation’s constitution, members must be...