Written by Elise Perraud The topic of NED compensation is one that we often get asked. Questions primarily come from aspiring non-executive directors, recently appointed NEDs and organisations. Recently appointed NEDs and organisations are typically looking for a benchmark to ensure that the remuneration offered is competitive and in line with practices. For aspiring NEDs,…Details
Workplace Diversity The last few weeks have seen a renewed blaze against racial discrimination around the world, including in the workplace. While the UK workforce is substantially more diverse than it was a generation ago, the profiles of company boards, particularly in unlisted firms, too often bear very little resemblance to their employees or customers. Most companies need to try…Details
On 16th June 2020, NEDonBoard hosted an online Crisis Management and Business Continuity Planning workshop for NEDs. An overview, presentation slides and BCP interview are available here.Details
6 ways NEDs can address Culture, Diversity & Inclusion right now in their workforce and in the boardroom
Written by Elise Perraud Boards and non-executive directors have a key role to play to help organisations build more diverse and inclusive environments and workforces that are representative of society. NEDs, Chairs and Nominations Committees have a role to play to increase the representation of under-represented groups in the boardroom, including professionals from BAME backgrounds.…Details
NEDonBoard calls for boards to add the required skills and expertise to address the challenges and opportunities created by the COVID-19 crisis
NEDonBoard calls for boards to re-consider their board composition, review their succession plans and reflect on the skills and expertise that have been missing or need strengthening so that organisations are equipped to address the risks, challenges and opportunities that have arisen from the COVID-19 outbreak. Do boards have the right combination of skills,…Details
As part of a series of events on Diversity & Inclusion, NEDonBoard hosted a “Diversity in Risk Thinking” virtual event on 19th May, in partnership with the Risk Coalition.
For NEDonBoard members unable to attend, we are pleased to share with you an overview of insights discussed, as well as a recording of the presentations.
Written by Sampa Bhasin The last few weeks have been enlightening in many ways. By their sheer nature, crises are unpredictable, however the one that we are facing currently seems to be pushing all boundaries of unpredictability. Discussions with senior leaders and fellow board members show that the following four main categories should be…Details
NED Development, Decision Making and Governance Changes – including panel discussion summary and recorded interviewsDetails
Non-executive directors can play a crucial role in managing this crisis Good governance alone won’t get businesses through Covid-19
Written by Natalie Ceeney In the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, the role of non-executives came under huge scrutiny. Boards were described as “part of the problem” and non-execs as “poorly trained” and “incapable or unwilling to challenge management”. Things changed. Present non-execs can testify that there’s no shortage of training, particularly as…Details
On 9th April 2020, NEDonBoard hosted a webinar sharing insights on public sector NED roles, featuring a short presentation as well as interviews with experienced public sector NEDs.
This webinar is a must watch for all professionals looking to explore NED opportunities in the public sector and hear about diversity measures introduced by the Cabinet Office to improve the representation of under-represented groups in UK public boardrooms.