Carillion’s Collapse Provides Important Corporate Governance Lessons

On 15 January 2018 Carillion plc was forced into liquidation. Prior to its demise, Carillion was a multinational construction services and facilities management company with headquarters in Wolverhampton, United Kingdom. Carillion, prior to its liquidation, had liabilities of about £7 billion, was the second largest construction company in the UK, was listed on the London…

ArtificiaI Intelligence and the Board Risk Committee by Isaac Alfon, senior risk practitioner and NEDonBoard member

The purpose of risk management in financial services is usually defined as to ‘protect and enable’. The ‘protect’ dimension can refer to the franchise value of the business but is mainly about protecting from regulatory intervention. ‘Enable’ has a perspective of value (however defined) and achievement of company objectives. AI-based solutions, leveraging on vast amounts of…

The Top Workplace Trends of 2018

Predictions by Ian Lloyd, Director at Vistage UK. Human interaction is back- the link between positive working relationships and increased collaboration and job satisfaction is nothing new. Look at Apple’s new facility and Google Cafés as examples of what’s possible when people stop emailing and start talking. While technology can make us more efficient we…

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NEDonBoard: “Happy International Women’s Day in the Boardroom”

We truly appreciate just how much more effective better-balanced boards are thanks to the many inspiring women we have worked with, including our outstanding advisors and our remarkable NEDonBoard community members. For example, FTSE 250 NED Anne-Marie Durbin, spoke with us during an interview addressing questions around boardroom culture, the positive and negative factors relating to engagement in…

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Highlights of NEDonBoard community Response to The UK Corporate Governance Code Consultation

On Tuesday Feb 27th, NEDonBoard submitted to the FRC it’s response to the consultation on the UK Revised Corporate Governance Code.  NEDonBoard thanks its members and audience for their contribution, in particular,  Elise Perraud, Nicky Heathcote and Laura Marianello. On 5th December 2017, the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) published proposals for the latest revisions to the UK Corporate Governance…