Do you need a Non-Executive Director?

According to NEDonBoard, “Non-Executive Directors challenge, question and monitor the CEO and senior management; they bring an independent perspective to decision-making; they hold senior management to account; they also support and mentor the CEO and senior management. They are a “critical friend” and must act in the interests of the company’s stakeholders (e.g. shareholders, employees,…

Non executive directors

NEDonBoard expert interview: whistleblowing practices by Paul Boyle OBE, experienced NED, chair and trustee and chair of the whistleblowing charity Protect

NEDonBoard is pleased to bring you some expert recommendations from experienced NED and trustee Paul Boyle OBE. Paul Boyle OBE is Chairman of the whistleblowing charity, Protect; a non-executive board member at the Government Internal Audit Agency (GIIA) and a NED at Mogo Holdings. He is a chartered accountant with 35 years’ experience in commercial…

Advisory Boards

How businesses can access support and guidance

In this blog, Richard Winfield describes how businesses can access support and guidance in managing and growing their business operations. He proposes four different avenues for small businesses to receive knowledge and expertise.   Professional advisers Boards should choose accountants and lawyers who are able to provide business advice as well as fulfilling legal requirements.…

Corporate Governance

The Wates Corporate Governance Principles for Large Private Companies – An interview with David Styles

The Wates Corporate Governance Principles came into force in 2019 and apply to large private companies. In this short interview, David Styles, Director of Corporate Governance at the Financial Reporting Council discusses the purposes and use of the Principles. We take this opportunity to remind our audience that NEDonBoard welcomed Sir James Wates CBE in…