NEDonBoard

Do UK boardrooms lack skills and diversity to meet today’s challenges?

  Written by Elise Perraud, NEDonBoard COO   The pandemic and its consequences on our ways of working, pressure to tackle climate change and social inequalities, call for greater diversity in the workplace are some of the challenges (and opportunities) that boards face. These challenges are fast evolving and require new leadership and specialist skills,…

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NEDonBoard

What you need to know prior to joining a housing association board

In this blog, Elise Perraud, NEDonBoard’s COO, discusses the NED role in the housing sector. She presents data and insights gained from the jobs board for you to assess the opportunity to join the board of a social housing provider.   What is a housing association? Housing associations are not-for-profit organisations that offer housing to…

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The Risk Coalition

Geopolitical complexity, ESG and the role of Boards

Surveys show that business leaders and board members are generally well aware of global geopolitical volatility. This is not surprising. Firms who globalised their market footprint and supply chains in the last three decades must now operate in an increasingly antagonistic geopolitical environment. Deteriorating US-China relations top the risk list, with trade wars, sanctions and…

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Matthew Vickers

Exploring the linkages between payment practices, stakeholder engagement, culture and ESG strategy

In this interview, Matt Vickers explains the insights that payment data provide into the depth of engagement with suppliers and breadth of strategic thinking around how organisations look at partnerships and building capabilities. Payment practices are an opportunity to have richer dialogs and relationships with the outside world.   Guest speaker Matt Vickers joined Ombudsman…

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Liz Barclay

Payment practices are part of your board ESG and culture agenda: expert interview

Payment practices are part of your board ESG and culture agenda Late payment practices have severe implications for the economy and its growth because they harm cashflows and hamper investments. They primarily impact small businesses. At a time of increased pressure to embrace the ESG framework and engage effectively with stakeholders, payment practices should be…

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McGill and Partners

Using Purpose, Culture and Resilience for strong and responsible corporate performance

Should boards be focusing on “PCR” instead of more fashionable acronyms? Perhaps there should be more focus on Purpose, Culture and Resilience (“PCR”) as the best building blocks of (and metrics for) strong and responsible corporate performance rather than those offered under more popular acronyms. Some of these are prone to the criticism that being…

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Become a school governor as a start to your NED career

Exploring the school governor non-executive opportunity

Start your journey to the boardroom with a school governor role Recommendations and guidance from an experienced school Governor and Chair of Governors   If you are starting your journey to become a non-executive director, you might want to consider becoming a school governor as a first step to building your portfolio career. The jobs…

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