non-executive director

Board effectiveness self-assessment

Written by Elise Perraud Considering the important role and responsibilities of the board, why would an organisation satisfy itself with a sub-standard board i.e. a board inadequately set up to address the organisation’s challenges, define the strategy and achieve the corporate mission? To improve the performance of the board and of individual board members, a…

Non-executive directors

Payment practices: your board responsibilities

Written by Elise Perraud   What your payment practices tell your stakeholders about your culture and your ESG strategy. Your responsibilities as a non-executive director and board member to identify and address potential issues in the procurement and finance processes, payment practices and supplier relationships.   Companies’ payment practices came into the spotlight after the…

Non executive director

Gender diversity and balance in UK boardrooms: celebrate progress but remain alert

Written by Elise Perraud The 2020 Hampton-Alexander report evidenced progress in achieving higher representation of women on boards and female directors but there are 5 reasons why board members and NEDs should remain alert.   Fifth and final Hampton-Alexander Review The 2020 report of the Hampton-Alexander Review was published end of February. This is the…

non-executive director

Board Dynamics

  In this week’s blog, we discuss the importance of healthy board dynamics to increase the effectiveness of the decision-making process and create an enjoyable environment in which individual board members thrive. Written by Elise Perraud.   What do we mean by board dynamics and why this is important? Board dynamics are the way individual…

NEDonBoard

Insights from the Boardroom: NEDonBoard Conference 7 Main Take-Aways

On 20th March, NEDonBoard hosted its annual conference, Tomorrow’s Business: Tomorrow’s Board. In this article, we are sharing some of the insights given by our outstanding speakers and panellists:  Jeremy Small, Anna Marks, Dr. Yvonne Thompson CBE, Gillian Karran-Cumberlege, Elisabeth Stheeman, Jemima Coleman, Neil Sinclair, Abeed Janmohamed and Sharon Constancon. For those who attended the…