Insights with portfolio non-executive director and NEDonBoard member Alison Graham In this blog article, NEDonBoard explores the role of a trustee and outlines the similarities between a trustee role and non-executive director role. Elise Perraud interviewed Alison Graham to assess her personal views on the opportunity for, for example, a pension scheme trustee…Details
Three ways non-executive directors can help the board to manage supply chain risks and consequences Are human rights, slavery and supply chain issues inextricably linked, or are they separate to each other? Where do distinctions need to be drawn and what are the big issues to worry about? This is a complex area that requires…Details
On 22nd March 2022, NEDonBoard hosted a roundtable for experienced non-executive directors and board members on remuneration and ESG. We specifically discussed how to link executive pay to your ESG strategy and goals. This is a challenging area for most remuneration committees and boards. Background Tying executive and CEO remuneration to ESG targets…Details
What are the differences between pension trustee and NED? Can a pension trustee be a non-executive director? In this blog article, NEDonBoard explores the role of the pension scheme trustee and outlines the similarities between the roles of pension scheme trustee and non-executive director. Both roles sit well in a portfolio of board positions.…Details
Whilst many organisations have undergone significant Digital Transformation, how many have truly optimised Digital Transformation of the board itself?
On Tuesday 8th March 2022, NEDonBoard welcomed insights from OnBoard on 2021 and 2022 trends through their board effectiveness survey, including how digital transformation of board operations is enabling boards in some expected and unexpected ways….
With organisations across all sectors faced with significant challenges in attracting and retaining talent, it has never been more important for boards to ensure they focus on cultivating and embedding a healthy corporate culture. This should include ensuring that workplaces are more, equal, diverse, and inclusive to boost productivity and enhance employee well-being. Spearheading…Details
The NEDonBoard community has been shocked by the decision of Russia to invade Ukraine. Taking actions as non-executive directors and board members As NEDs and board members, you are responsible for taking decisive actions that are reflective of the values, principles, and ethics of the organization(s) on which board you serve and that…Details
On 22nd February 2022, NEDonBoard invited the Better Business Act campaign to its agenda. NEDonBoard is a signatory to the campaign which objective is to amend section 172 of the Companies Act to ensure that every organisation puts balancing people, profit, and planet at the centre of the purpose and responsibility of their directors.…Details
The last two years in the UK has seen an explosion of new company activity. Many individuals have decided to change their whole lifestyle and give up the corporate world in favour of becoming an entrepreneur. Some of the fledgling activities are beginning to turn from being an initial “hobby business” into a small…Details
In the last few years, the Board Director practice has been moving away from end-of-career thinking to a professional career role with specific non-executive director skills the candidates must acquire and develop. Although almost any professional can be appointed as a non-executive director, the role is complex. It entails important responsibilities that must be…Details