The information presented to the board of directors in board materials is important. Board papers are the basis of the decisions made in the boardroom. Although NEDs are company directors and have the same responsibilities, duties and liabilities as the executives, they are not in the business day in and day out. As such, they…Details
The collapse of Patisserie Valerie offers some key lessons for non-executive directors and board members. Find out what these lessons are!
On Tuesday 22nd January 2019, Patisserie Valerie announced that it failed to secure an extension to its lending facilities and that it had to collapse into administration. Patisserie Valerie is the latest high-profile company to collapse because of fraud and inaccurate data. This raises some of the exact same issues as the collapse of Carillion…Details
In September 2018, NEDonBoard hosted a series of roundtable discussions with the experienced portfolio board chairs; committee chairs; NEDs, company secretaries and CEOs. Following this, NEDonBoard hosted a panel discussion sharing some of the key insights from both the round table discussions and personally of the panellists.
The panel discussion was recorded for NEDonBoard members unable to attend, and can be viewed here – a worthwhile watch for any aspirant chair and those experienced in the role looking to continue the learning journey.Details
A highly recommended video to watch for all board members interested in good corporate governance.
Guest speaker Sir Win Bischoff, Chairman of the FRC, spoke around good corporate governance, and key elements of the new UK Corporate Governance Code (effective from January 1st, 2019). Interviewing Sir Win was portfolio non-executive director, Kathie Child-Villiers.
Following NEDonBoard’s board best practice meeting series with the experienced board community to discuss risk committees in financial services, NEDonBoard produced a white paper and hosted a panel discussion to disseminate key findings with the wider board community. The videoed panel discussion of Board Best Practice – Risk Committee in Financial Services, as well succinct interviews with experienced guest speakers, are available to members.Details
Engaging with the NEDonBoard community through a Board Best Practice, Audit Committee Meeting Series, the following presents a summary for use by the wider NED community.Details
On 30 Jan 2018, NEDonBoard held its best practice evening on succession planning. Following an initiative by NEDonBoard, the professional body for non-executive directors and board members in the UK, chaired by Helen Pitcher OBE, we host a panel evening to present this new guide. NEDonBoard raises governance standards on boards across the UK…Details
Prepare effectively your non-executive interviews, ensure success at every step of the recruitment process and secure an appointment An observation has revealed that a significant amount of well-trained executives have not performed well during the interview process with the nominating committee members of corporate boards. Due to the uniqueness and the specificity involved in…Details