non-executive director

Board effectiveness self-assessment

Written by Elise Perraud Considering the important role and responsibilities of the board, why would an organisation satisfy itself with a sub-standard board i.e. a board inadequately set up to address the organisation’s challenges, define the strategy and achieve the corporate mission? To improve the performance of the board and of individual board members, a…

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Stakeholder engagement: employees

“Employee engagement is increasingly a hot topic in the boardroom and many leaders know that high levels of engagement influences customer satisfaction. The pandemic has changed ways of working and many organisational practices have been adapted. This has significant implications for employee engagement and wellbeing in the short and longer term”,  Mandy Clarke, portfolio non-executive…

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Payment practices: your board responsibilities

Written by Elise Perraud   What your payment practices tell your stakeholders about your culture and your ESG strategy. Your responsibilities as a non-executive director and board member to identify and address potential issues in the procurement and finance processes, payment practices and supplier relationships.   Companies’ payment practices came into the spotlight after the…

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Understanding the role of the charity trustee (part 2)

Written by Mark Cardale   Joining a charity board and understanding the charity trustee role For someone joining a charity board for the first time, as a step in a career which may not be exclusively dedicated to the work of the particular charity or others operating in similar fields, the mixed composition of trustee…

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