Non executive director

NEDonBoard supports Maanch Coronavirus Response Fund, to Boost Covid-19 Related Philanthropy

NEDonBoard, the professional body for non-executive directors and board members in the UK, collaborated with Maanch to donate 15% of their new membership sign-ups during the period of the lockdown. “As a community of senior executives, we wanted to contribute responsibly during these challenging times. Maanch came as a natural fit for their focus on…

Non executive director

What can you expect as compensation for a non-executive director role?

Written by Elise Perraud The topic of NED compensation is one that we often get asked. Questions primarily come from aspiring non-executive directors, recently appointed NEDs and organisations. Recently appointed NEDs and organisations are typically looking for a benchmark to ensure that the remuneration offered is competitive and in line with practices. For aspiring NEDs,…

Non executive director

NEDonBoard: Diversity & Inclusion press release

Workplace Diversity The last few weeks have seen a renewed blaze against racial discrimination around the world, including in the workplace. While the UK workforce is substantially more diverse than it was a generation ago, the profiles of company boards, particularly in unlisted firms, too often bear very little resemblance to their employees or customers.   Most companies need to try…

6 ways NEDs can address Culture, Diversity & Inclusion right now in their workforce and in the boardroom

Written by Elise Perraud Boards and non-executive directors have a key role to play to help organisations build more diverse and inclusive environments and workforces that are representative of society. NEDs, Chairs and Nominations Committees have a role to play to increase the representation of under-represented groups in the boardroom, including professionals from BAME backgrounds.…

NEDonBoard calls for boards to add the required skills and expertise to address the challenges and opportunities created by the COVID-19 crisis

NEDonBoard calls for boards to re-consider their board composition, review their succession plans and reflect on the skills and expertise that have been missing or need strengthening so that organisations are equipped to address the risks, challenges and opportunities that have arisen from the COVID-19 outbreak.   Do boards have the right combination of skills,…

Non-executive directors can play a crucial role in managing this crisis Good governance alone won’t get businesses through Covid-19

Written by Natalie Ceeney   In the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, the role of non-executives came under huge scrutiny.  Boards were described as “part of the problem” and non-execs as “poorly trained” and “incapable or unwilling to challenge management”. Things changed. Present non-execs can testify that there’s no shortage of training, particularly as…

COVID-19

Your opportunity to contribute

The Coronavirus outbreak has triggered an unprecedented health and economic crisis across the globe, to which all boards, regardless of the type of organisations, activities and sectors have had to respond. Like you, NEDonBoard has had ad-hoc board meetings. We implemented our contingency plans and have communicated with its stakeholders, the primary of whom are…