Cyber Security for SMEs

Cyber Security for SMEs

In December 2020, NEDonBoard welcomed Hannah H. and Chris from the National Cyber Security Center and Jason Hart, cyber subject matter expert.   The National Cyber Security Centre is an organisation of the United Kingdom Government and the UK’s independent authority on cyber security. They help to make the UK the safest place to live and work…

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What are the benefits of NED training courses?

Why is board diversity so important?

NEDonBoard explains why board diversity is important and provides actionable strategies for aspiring non-executive directors from non-traditional backgrounds to reach the boardroom. Board diversity is important because an inclusive board is more representative of the real world, current issues and a company’s stakeholders. Board diversity also brings fresh perspectives to the table and therefore more…

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Michael Bartholomeusz

NED diversity and inclusion in privately owned firms

  The focus on boardroom diversity has, to date, concentrated on publicly quoted companies, for example: the Hampton-Alexander Review on gender, the Parker Review on ethnicity, and Legal & General Investment Management’s recent statement on voting intentions. However, there are around three million active companies in the UK, with which are associated the vast majority…

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What are the benefits of NED training courses?

What are the benefits of NED training courses?

NED training empowers new and established non-executive directors to maximise their potential. NEDonBoard explains the benefits of enrolling onto one of our NED training courses. Continuous professional development (CPD) is a concept that is just as crucial for aspiring and established non-executive directors (NEDs) as it is for graduate new hires. That is because the…

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K2 Integrity - What NEDs Need to Know About Whistleblowers

What NEDs need to know about whistleblowers

Board directors need to ensure effective oversight of their firm’s whistleblowing arrangements. If handled badly, a whistleblowing issue can result in significant reputational and financial damage for an organisation.   NED Oversight of Whistleblowing Arrangements: Financial Services and Insurance Industries In the financial services and insurance industries, board oversight of firms’ whistleblowing arrangements has been…

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5 starter questions for boards NCSC & NEDonBoard co-event

5 starter questions for boards

In November 2020, NEDonBoard welcomed Hannah H. from the National Cyber Security Center and Jason Hart for an insightful event. The National Cyber Security Centre is an organisation of the United Kingdom Government and the UK’s independent authority on cyber security. They support the most critical organisations in the UK, the wider public sector, industry,…

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What are the benefits of NED training courses?

Who can be a non executive director?

Find out who can be a non-executive director, the skills required to execute the role, and the practical steps you can take to take your place at the boardroom table in our latest article. Becoming a non-executive director (NED) is often seen as the logical next step for senior executives, particularly, but not exclusively, those…

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What are the benefits of NED training courses?

How to become a non-executive director

In this article, NEDonBoard explains how to become a non-executive director (NED). We also answer frequently asked questions about the role and importance of NEDs and outline the advantages of fast-tracking your NED ambitions with the NED Accelerator Programme.   What is a non-executive director? As a non-executive director or NED, you will sit on…

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Diversity

Building an internal pipeline through trustee and NED roles to increase diversity in the boardroom

  Addressing the under-representation of ethnic minorities in UK boardrooms through building a strong and diverse executive pipeline Boards and non-executive directors have a key role to play in building more diverse and inclusive environments and workforces that are representative of society. When it comes more diverse and inclusive boardroom, NEDs, chairs and members of…

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Rethinking the board's recruitment process for better diversity

Rethinking the board recruitment process to increase diversity in the boardroom

Addressing board diversity through rethinking the board appointment process Boards and non-executive directors have a key role to play in building more diverse and inclusive environments and workforces that are representative of society. When it comes to more diverse and inclusive boardroom, NEDs, chairs and members of nominations committees are responsible for increasing the representation…

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