What are the benefits of NED training courses?

Why is board diversity so important?

NEDonBoard explains why board diversity is important and provides actionable strategies for aspiring non-executive directors from non-traditional backgrounds to reach the boardroom. Board diversity is important because an inclusive board is more representative of the real world, current issues and a company’s stakeholders. Board diversity also brings fresh perspectives to the table and therefore more…

What are the benefits of NED training courses?

What are the benefits of NED training courses?

NED training empowers new and established non-executive directors to maximise their potential. NEDonBoard explains the benefits of enrolling onto one of our NED training courses. Continuous professional development (CPD) is a concept that is just as crucial for aspiring and established non-executive directors (NEDs) as it is for graduate new hires. That is because the…

5 starter questions for boards NCSC & NEDonBoard co-event

5 starter questions for boards

In November 2020, NEDonBoard welcomed Hannah H. from the National Cyber Security Center and Jason Hart for an insightful event. The National Cyber Security Centre is an organisation of the United Kingdom Government and the UK’s independent authority on cyber security. They support the most critical organisations in the UK, the wider public sector, industry,…

The value of boards in times of change

The value of boards in times of change

  In October 2020, NEDonBoard co-hosted an event with TechManchester to discuss the value of boards in times of change. The conversation touched upon a number of business transformation topics such as growth, merger and acquisition, the COVID-19 pandemic, digital transformation, disruption and innovation. NEDonBoard thanks the panelists that shared their insights and experiences: Dianne…

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Cybersecurity: responding to cyber incidents as a NED

Responding to cyber incidents, a NEDonBoard event, in partnership with the National Cyber Security Center and with the participation of Dr Budgie Dhanda, Co-Chair at UK Cyber Security Council Formation Project. Held in September 2020. Key insights and useful resources highlighted during the event are shared in this post, as well as a short recording…

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ESG: the NEDonBoard roadmap to start your journey

  The importance of ESG (environmental, social and governance) issues has gained recognition in the past few years. Driven by pressure from investors and regulators, FTSE boards tend to be more advanced than boards of medium-sized businesses when it comes to ESG. But as expectations from customers and other stakeholders are increasing (and the COVID-19…

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Cognitive diversity and its value to risk oversight and management

This blog features a conversation between Bryan Foss, a co-founder of the Risk Coalition and a non-executive director and Dr Roger Miles, a researcher and author on human-factor risks, improvement of conduct and related controls. This article should be read in conjunction with the highlights of the Diversity in Risk Thinking event organised by NEDonBoard…

Cyber security in the time of COVID-19

2020 has been unprecedented year so far as organisations have had to adapt to social distancing and support new ways of working. The COVID-19 outbreak has dramatically increased home working, video conferencing and online operations, increasing the risk of Cyber attacks and has accelerated the digital transformation.

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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: making your board count

  Recent national and international events indicate that significantly greater progress in our society is needed to tackle inequality and discrimination. Despite an ethnically diverse workforce across most NHS organisations, staff from ethnic backgrounds are still more likely to experience discrimination, bullying, harassment, and abuse, and less likely than white colleagues to reach positions of…

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Decision making crucial to navigating through times of uncertainty

The impact of COVID-19 is unprecedented. Most countries were not ready to deal with an event of this magnitude and most businesses could not have anticipated the social and economic upheaval that the pandemic has inflicted. In 2019’s Aon Global Risk Management Survey, the number one risk according to Risk Managers globally was seen as the…