Board Best Practice: Succession Planning

On Jan 30th, NEDonBoard held its best practice evening on succession planning. Following an initiative by NEDonBoard, the professional body for non-executive directors and board members in the UK, chaired by Helen Pitcher OBE, we host a panel evening to present this new guide. NEDonBoard raises governance standards on boards across the UK by providing board

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What Does The NED Community Often Ask Us?

As a membership organisation, and the professional body for non-executive directors and board members in the UK, NEDonBoard and our team often receive similar queries and comments. So, what does the NED community often ask us? If you’re looking to become a non-executive director, or are new to the role, the below might help –

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Why Bring a NED on Board?

From the boards of small businesses and charities through to public organisations and listed companies, non-executive directors can add a wealth of experience, governance and independent perspective to enable the management to focus on the best direction of the business for the benefit of the organisation’s stakeholders. As portfolio non-executive director and chairman Frank Lewis

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Thinking of a Portfolio Career for 2018?

On the horizon is a New Year, and new possibilities. For some, a non-executive director or portfolio career may be on your agenda for 2018. So, why should you consider a NED role?  It depends on why you are looking to engage in the role – here are some reasons.  Firstly, it enables you to

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How to enable an effective audit committee

When joining a board as a NED, you will often be asked to take on a committee role.  Understanding how these committees best operate is therefore important for an aspiring NED, and following a series of best practice meetings, NEDonBoard was honoured to welcome experienced audit committee chair Mary Reilly to chair a summary best

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Where do new non-executive directors often go wrong? NED Expert Interview with Annemarie Durbin

Having interviewed Annemarie Durbin , following a NEDonBoard panel evening, there are some clear considerations which best enable a Board to work effectively in harmony. From building relationships with the key stakeholders and management team to understanding culture dynamics in order to make a positive impact in any organisation. Following on from last week’s first part,

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What you need to know about Boardroom Culture and Engagement – NED Expert Interview with Annemarie Durbin

Annemarie Durbin is a portfolio FTSE Non-Executive Director, including of Ladbrokes Coral PLC and member of its Audit and Risk, Nomination, Remuneration and Social Responsibility Committees. She is also an executive coach and has held senior roles in Wholesale Banking, including Head of Financial Institutions for Europe and Africa, and had global responsibility for the

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NED Expert Interview: Message to non-executive directors to ensure effective governance. Sir Win Bischoff

Having interviewed Sir Win Bischoff, following a NEDonBoard panel evening, there are some clear skills and considerations which best enable a Board to work effectively in harmony. Following on from Part I, Part II highlights the importance of engaging with board members to ensure effective governance. Message to non-executive directors to ensure effective governance  Engage with your

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