non excutive director

The Parker Review recommendations to increase the representation of under-represented groups, and ours

Written by Elise Perraud On 5th February 2020, the Parker Review published a progress report on the representation of ethnic minorities on FTSE boards. It says that there has been some but limited progress in increasing the representation of people of colour (also referred as BAME in this article) in UK boardrooms and that meeting…

non executive director

The implications of the UK Corporate Code for individual professionals as NED

Written by Nicky Heathcote and Elise Perraud   2018 saw the publication of the “shorter and sharper” UK Corporate Governance Code, the introduction of new corporate governance reporting requirements in The Companies (Miscellaneous Reporting) Regulations 2018 and the establishment of the Wates Corporate Governance Principles for Large Private Companies. The regulations and corporate governance provisions…

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Happy new decade! Join the Board revolution. For effective, impactful and modern non-executive directors & board members

Dear fellow board members, Your participation in NEDonBoard activities made 2019 our best year ever, that’s completely thanks to you – our community of NEDonBoard members. So whichever cities you’re reading this from, thank you for being the biggest part of the board revolution. NEDonBoard exceeded nearly all of its targets, (except for one, please…

ESG in the boardroom

ESG in the boardroom

Today, stakeholders expect information on a company’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices. ESG is rising in importance on the board agenda and will be discussed more frequently in the coming years. While large and sophisticated companies are more advanced, ESG considerations may not have made the board agenda of smaller companies. All boards will…

non-executive director diversity

Black History Month

October is Black History Month. In the UK, the practice of observing Black History Month started in the 1980’s. The purpose of Black History Month is to honour the achievements of black people throughout the generations. NEDonBoard encourages and promotes greater diversity in boardrooms. Effective boards are diverse boards that avoid the pitfalls of group-thinking.…

Elizabeth Osta

Non-executive directors need to steer digital transformation with a comprehensive strategic approach that encompasses digital, data, IT and cyber security

Written by Elizabeth Osta Non-executive directors are faced with unprecedented change brought by the digital revolution. They are accountable for steering their companies in the right direction. Digital strategies are the key to unlock unprecedented growth and yet several studies point that most of the spend in digital is often going to waste and does…