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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Optimising working capital – a ‘must’ for every business in the post-pandemic world

Even before COVID-19, growth in the global economy had slowed. The impact of the pandemic however has dramatically accelerated that trend as consumer spending has dropped and global trade reduced, with an expected surge in insolvencies and defaults globally. Through their global insolvency index, Insurer Euler Hermes estimates (COVID-19: Quarantined economics, March 23 2020) record high insolvencies…

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The value of boards in times of change

The value of boards in times of change

  In October 2020, NEDonBoard co-hosted an event with TechManchester to discuss the value of boards in times of change. The conversation touched upon a number of business transformation topics such as growth, merger and acquisition, the COVID-19 pandemic, digital transformation, disruption and innovation. NEDonBoard thanks the panelists that shared their insights and experiences: Dianne…

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Black History Month 2020

Black History Month 2020

  Acknowledging that UK boardrooms are not representative of their workforce, and even less society from an ethnic perspective 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…

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K2 Integrity - Board strategies to navigate force majeure challenges during COVID-19

Board strategies to navigate force majeure challenges during COVID-19

  In the wake of the global pandemic, many organisations have turned their minds to the thorny question of force majeure. In this blog post, Joanne Taylor, managing director at K2 Integrity, explores the meaning and effect of force majeure in business relationships and the strategies that can be employed by boards to successfully navigate…

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