Stakeholder engagement: clients and customers

Stakeholder engagement: clients and customers

In March 2021, NEDonBoard put customer experience (CX) and stakeholder management at the front and centre of its session. Engaging effectively with stakeholders, of whom clients and customers are an essential group for most organisations, has become business critical, even more so with the global pandemic and the acceleration of digital transformation. Mike Ashton and…

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The Board’s Role in Strategy

The board’s role in strategy

Written by Steven Münchenberg  “No battle plan ever survives contact with the enemy.” “Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.” Whether your preferred quote comes from a Prussian general or an American boxer, every board is surely feeling the truth of these words. The pandemic has meant strategies have been thrown into disarray…

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Cyber incident preparedness and response

Cyber incident preparedness and response

On 16th March 2021, NEDonBoard hosted a cyber security event, focused on cyber preparedness and incident response. We welcomed back the National Cyber Security Center, with whom we organised 4 events in 2020. Insights from NEDs and subject matter experts, Jacob Abboud and Richard Preece complemented the NCSC presentation.   Guest speakers The National Cyber…

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Vestd - Why it may be beneficial for SME to give shares for NEDs

Why it may be beneficial for SME NEDs to have real ‘skin in the game’ in the form of shares or options

Non-executive director remuneration: pros and cons of remuneration with equity or options   Do you have a stake in your company? As a non-executive director, you’ll know that NEDs contribute so much to the delivery of a company’s mission. Given NEDs’ substantial and measurable contribution, should they consider holding shares or options as part of…

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The implications for corporate governance of CEO emotions

The implications for corporate governance of CEO emotions

In this blog, NEDonBoard publishes the findings of the survey performed by one of its valued members, Andrew Manning on CEO’s emotions and what it means for board decision-making and business governance.   Introduction Corporate governance is the system through which directors, or trustees, direct and control an organisation, and, increasingly, obtain assurance that the…

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Gender diversity and balance in UK boardrooms: celebrate progress but remain alert

Gender diversity and balance in UK boardrooms: celebrate progress but remain alert

Written by Elise Perraud, NEDonBoard COO The 2020 Hampton-Alexander report evidenced progress in achieving higher representation of women on boards and female directors but there are 5 reasons why board members and NEDs should remain alert.   Fifth and final Hampton-Alexander Review The 2020 report of the Hampton-Alexander Review was published end of February. This…

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Data for the Board

On 23rd February 2021, NEDonBoard had the pleasure of welcoming three subject matter experts and non-executive directors to talk about data and data governance. (NEDonBoard members can view a recording of the presentations from our guest speakers on the topic).   Guest speakers Chris Morecroft is the Managing Director of ValidDatum, Data Protection Officer and…

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New Year 2021 boardroom reflections

New Year 2021 boardroom reflections

Written by Elise Perraud, NEDonBoard COO NEDonBoard in association with Resilient Corporates conducted a boardroom reflections survey, opened for input in December 2020 and January 2021. In this blog, we share the survey findings. Over 500 business leaders contributed to the survey and the NEDonBoard community represented 12% of participants. NEDonBoard responses are broadly in…

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A Short guide to the Trustee Role

A short guide to the trustee role

Written by Elise Perraud, NEDonBoard COO Being a charity trustee is exciting and rewarding. Many non-executive careers start with a role in the not-for-profit sector and most non-executive directors have a trustee role in their portfolio. This blog provides information to those wanting to transition successfully to a trustee role. It discusses the duties, liabilities,…

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