Key governance learnings from the failure of Patisserie Valerie

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…

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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.

Being an effective NED

Future-fit NED: tips and recommendations from NEDonBoard, the Institute of Board Members

Non-executive directors and board members, as company directors, have responsibilities over the financial viability of the company on which they serve. The collapse of Carillion has exposed the failings of certain individuals and it is crucial for non-executive directors and board members to remain current, hear the perspective and views of boardroom experts and be…

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.