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…


NEDonBoard Board Best Practice – Chairs

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.


Board best practice – risk committee, financial services

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.


Prepare effectively your non-executive interviews and secure an appointment

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…