The MSA requires that the statements are discussed at senior management level and signed by an appropriate senior member of the company (dependent on the type of company it is).
For further information on signing the statement, please read the Home Office Guidance, page 13.
Each statement should be signed by an appropriate senior member of the company, these signatures are usually found at the end of the document. This metric is asking who signed the company's statement.
Along with the signature the title and name of the individual who has signed should be displayed. The possible values for this metric are as follows:
Signed by CEO
Signed by Director
Signed by Managing Director
Signed by other role - where there is a signature by a named individual whose role is not covered by one of the above options. Please add a comment with the title of the individual who signed.
Signed - no title - where there is a signature by a named individual but no description of their role. Please add a comment with the name of the individual who signed.
Not signed - but individual with title named - if there is no signature, but a specific individual and their title is given, choose this option.
Not signed - where no individual has signed the statement.
NOTE: Signature is not the same as approval- this is covered under the metric MSA Statement Approval
* Note on choosing the Year of your answer
Read the MSA Statement carefully to find out what year it covers. For instance, if the statement relates to activities and actions undertaken in the period January - October 2016, choose 2016 as your answer's year.
Companies may report in fiscal years (FY) that include months from two different calendar years. In this case, please use the latest calendar year cited. For instance, a report for FY 2016/17 should be used for adding data for the year 2017.
How to Research an Answer
Follow these steps or watch this video demonstrating how to research and add answers:
Select the company, metric and year
Look for the answer to the metric's question in a suggested source or add a new source
Cite the source
Enter the answer and supporting comments
Watch the project tutorial on editing an answer.
Watch the project tutorial on editing the value "year".
Watch the video tutorial on adding a URL as a source.
Watch the video tutorial on adding a PDF file as a source.
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