The Courthouse Arts Centre is open, honest and fully transparent in its fundraising activities, the proceeds of which all go towards the primary activity of developing, managing and operating the Courthouse Arts Centre.
The Courthouse Arts Centre complies with all regulatory requirements and operates in accordance with its Constitution. The Courthouse Arts Centre is committed to good governance and has embarked upon the journey of compliance with the Governance Code. www.governancecode.ie The Courthouse Arts Centre has a voluntary board of management that oversee the governance of the company in accordance with the law and best practice for non-profit organisations. Current board members can be accessed here.
The Courthouse Arts Centre is a registered charity No: 20029586 View our profile here. With a Revenue CHY No: 11099
The Courthouse Arts Centre is also a registered company – Tinahely Courthouse CLG (Company limited by guarantee) with a company registration number: 247125. View our profile here.
Company Constitution: The organisation complies with all regulatory requirements and operates in accordance with its Constitution which is available for download company-constitution-september-2016.
Audited Accounts: The Courthouse Arts Centre keeps detailed financial records, maintains strict financial controls and is transparent in its audited financial statements.
2016 SORP Audited accounts 2016 – SORP
2015 2015 is available here.
2014 2014 is available here.
The Statement of Recommended Practice for charities and not-for profit entities as developed in the UK in 2005 (SORP) is currently accepted as best practice in Ireland. The Courthouse Arts Centre will comply with SORP, and present financial statements accordingly, from 2016 onwards.
The Courthouse Arts Centre will endeavour to comply with the principles as outlined in the following & to review them periodically: www.charitysorp.org
Child Protection Policy
The Courthouse Arts Centre is committed to providing a safe environment and a positive experience for all children and young people with whom we interact.Procedures and policies, in accordance with guidelines outlined in Children First, National Guidelines for the Protection and Welfare of Children have been implemented as follows;
• Code of behaviour for all staff
• Policy Statement on the use of the Courthouse by other organisations
• Reporting of suspected or disclosed abuse
• Confidentiality Statement
• Staff recruitment, training and management Policy
• Policy Statement on the involvement of primary carers
• Procedures to deal with allegations of misconduct or abuse by staff
• Policy Statement on Circulating information to staff and Complaints
• Procedures for the recording of incidents and accidents.
Any issues or concerns regarding the safety and welfare of children or young people at the Courthouse Arts Centre should be reported to the Child Protection Officer or DLP.
Our full child protection policy can be view here. CAC Child Protection Policy 2016