Governance

The SfEP is run by its office staff and council. The operation of the Society is governed by two important documents:

The Society has a number of other documents that support its aims:

Ensuring editorial excellence: the SfEP code of practice
Includes sections on the professional behaviour of both supplier and client, standards for proofreading, editing and project management, information on web editing, electronic file handling, email etiquette, confidentiality and computer security
Contracts and terms & conditions between freelances and their clients
Guidance and model terms and conditions, with definitions and points to note, for sole-trader SfEP members
Contracts between freelances (limited companies) and their clients
Guidance and model terms and conditions, with definitions and points to note, for SfEP members who have formed themselves into limited companies
Annual reports and accounts
The SfEP council reports back to the membership every year via the annual report and accounts
Directorial remits
The roles and responsibilities of each director on the SfEP council
Chartership
Why we are aiming to become a chartered institution