non executive director

The implications of the UK Corporate Code for individual professionals as NED

Written by Nicky Heathcote and Elise Perraud   2018 saw the publication of the “shorter and sharper” UK Corporate Governance Code, the introduction of new corporate governance reporting requirements in The Companies (Miscellaneous Reporting) Regulations 2018 and the establishment of the Wates Corporate Governance Principles for Large Private Companies. The regulations and corporate governance provisions…

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non executive director

Happy new decade! Join the Board revolution. For effective, impactful and modern non-executive directors & board members

Dear fellow board members, Your participation in NEDonBoard activities made 2019 our best year ever, that’s completely thanks to you – our community of NEDonBoard members. So whichever cities you’re reading this from, thank you for being the biggest part of the board revolution. NEDonBoard exceeded nearly all of its targets, (except for one, please…

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Protecting yourself as a NED

Protecting yourself as a NED: understanding the implications of the UK Corporate Governance Code for NEDs as individual professionals

2018 saw the publication of an updated UK Corporate Governance Code, the introduction of new corporate governance reporting requirements in The Companies (Miscellaneous Reporting) Regulations 2018 as well as the establishment of the Wates Corporate Governance Principles for Large Private Companies. The regulations and corporate governance provisions apply in relation to the financial years of…

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stakeholders

How effective engagement with your stakeholders can be a differentiator?

Stakeholder engagement is a core theme of the newly introduced UK Corporate Governance Code and of the Wates Corporate Governance Principles for Large Private Companies. While stakeholder engagement has been embedded into section 172 of the Company Act 2006, it is The Companies (Miscellaneous Reporting) Regulations 2018 and the governance codes that have brought focus…

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women non-executive directors

How can we accelerate the representation of female senior executives in executive committees and boardrooms?

The 2019 report of the Hampton-Alexander Review was published on 13th November. This is the 4th annual publication of the UK government-backed initiative to improve gender diversity and balance in FTSE leadership. The report highlights two important facts: Women on boards – FTSE 350 companies have hit the target of achieving 30% of board roles…

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