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Digitalising boards: The 5 tools every board needs to operate effectively

  Boards oversee plenty of areas within an organisation. With the right tools, they can operate more effectively. A board of directors is an important fixture in organisations of all kinds, from publicly held corporations and financial institutions to non-profits and industry associations — just to name a few. The board of directors provides oversight…

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Grant Thornton

Harnessing the power of coaching to deliver greater outcomes as board directors

The benefits of expanding your non-executive director bandwidth One of the challenges non-executive directors face is finding that sweet spot where textbook good practice meets experience, and then has to be pragmatically applied within their organisation. The problem lies in the way we’ve been conditioned to operate: linear, rational, predictable processes dominate board discussions, at…

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McGill and Parters

D&O insurance market: what you need to know in 2022

  A consistent theme running through our blogs on the subject of directors’ and officers’ liability insurance (D&O) has been the disconnect between non-executive directors as key end users of these policies and those responsible within the company for buying this insurance. This can lead to uncertainty and confusion in the event of a claim. We…

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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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