Non-executive directors’ remuneration

Expert interview with Nicki Demby, adviser to boards of FTSE 350 companies with over 25 years’ experience in advising companies in the UK and internationally on remuneration strategy, pay benchmarking, short and long term incentive design, the effective communication of reward and consultation with institutional investors. Speaking at a FTSE 100 NEDonBoard panel event, we…

How do you make yourself visible for non-executive director roles? Build your network!

How do you make yourself visible for non-executive director roles? NEDonBoard interviewed expert Michelle Dunne, and experienced professional in Executive Search, Board and C-Suite Appointments at Taggart Search. Connecting business and leaders, Michelle Dunne has more than 15 years’ experience connecting business and leaders. As an executive search consultant she works across geographies and industries helping…

Homework before applying for, and preparing for, NED roles: interview with a chairman

Insight from an experienced NED and Chairman, Marcus Killick OBE, this interview delves into some aspects of expected homework before applying for, and preparing for, a NED role and is well worth a read for anyone currently on the look-out to take on a new NED role. Marcus is non-executive Chairman of the Gibraltar Stock…

What does it take to be an effective international non-executive director? An expert view with Frank Lewis

What does it take to be an effective non-executive director, in the UK and internationally? An expert view with Frank Lewis   Note: Recorded in 2016 and edited by the NEDonBoard team in 2021.   Frank Lewis is an experienced chair and non-executive director.   We asked Frank how his expectations of being a non-executive…

Expert Interview: Jackie Ballard – What are boards looking for?

Jackie Ballard has had a long and varied career which has encompassed social work, further education lecturing, training, Local Authority leadership, a 4 year stint as the Member of Parliament for Taunton and, more recently, Chief Executive roles at the RSPCA, Action on Hearing Loss and Womankind Worldwide. She has been the Chief Exec at…

Can the NED be self-employed?

Can the NED be self-employed? Does non-executive directors’ fees fall under PAYE? What are the tax treatments of non-executive director pay? NEDonBoard encourages those seeking answers to those questions to contact a qualified tax advisor. The tax treatment will depend on your status, whether you are a formally appointed non-executive director or board advisor or advisory…

How many NED roles should I have in my portfolio?

The role of the non-executive director (NED) is considered to be critically important. The time commitment associated with a non-executive role is often underestimated. So what is the optimal number of positions for a board professional to discharge his/her duty and be effective? The optimal number of positions will vary from one professional to another…