Is Being on the Remuneration Committee a Headache or an Opportunity?

One non-executive position that is often viewed with an exceptional amount of ambiguity is the assignment to the remuneration committee. The remuneration committee is a board within the board that is established for the purpose of ensuring that all remuneration arrangements work within the structure of the business strategy for the purpose of the motivation,…

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Boardroom culture and ethical leadership are fundamental to sustainable long-term success: your responsibilities as non-executive directors

Culture and ethics in the boardroom: the ethical compass of the company Your role as a non-executive director and board members   Business scandals and corporate collapses may be the direct result of poor ethics. Each scandal leads to a call for a higher standard of business ethics, further regulations and training in ethics. It…

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How Has the Non Executive Director Role have Changed between 2008 and 2015?

Not too long ago, many non-executive directors, or NEDs, played more of a ceremonial role in the board rather than a truly functional one. Many were appointed by senior executives simply to add some gravitas to a board, without toppling the applecart. However, the role and responsibilities of non-executive directors are rapidly changing. The days…

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5 guidelines for newly appointed non-executive directors

5 guidelines for newly appointed non-executive directors   The most important aspect of being a non-executive director is that you have an expertise, skills and knowledge to bring to the table. To contribute to the sustainable success of the organisation on which board you serve, there are important guidelines that every NED should follow.  …

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