Board Best Practice: Succession Planning

On Jan 30th, NEDonBoard held its best practice evening on succession planning. Following an initiative by NEDonBoard, the professional body for non-executive directors and board members in the UK, chaired by Helen Pitcher OBE, we host a panel evening to present this new guide. NEDonBoard raises governance standards on boards across the UK by providing board

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Why Bring a NED on Board?

From the boards of small businesses and charities through to public organisations and listed companies, non-executive directors can add a wealth of experience, governance and independent perspective to enable the management to focus on the best direction of the business for the benefit of the organisation’s stakeholders. As portfolio non-executive director and chairman Frank Lewis

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Thinking of a Portfolio Career for 2018?

On the horizon is a New Year, and new possibilities. For some, a non-executive director or portfolio career may be on your agenda for 2018. So, why should you consider a NED role?  It depends on why you are looking to engage in the role – here are some reasons.  Firstly, it enables you to

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GDPR: What counts as personal data?

With the introduction of GDPR coming into effect in May 2018, it is reassuring that businesses are aware of the need to comply with the new regulation. Indeed, 100% of UK business leaders surveyed in Trend Micro’s recent research were aware. However, despite 88% of those surveyed having also having seen the requirements of GDPR,

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New Measures: Executive Pay and Corporate Governance Plans

The government has announced plans to introduce a new register of those publicly listed companies where at least 20 per cent of investors are unhappy with the amount its executives are paid. Proposed measures will be published this week, aimed at improving corporate governance of UK companies and boardroom behaviour, with the register being amongst

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The Code for Sports Governance – new culture means opportunities for independent directors – Liz McMahon

Sport and physical activity boards have historically been perceived as closed to all who were not athletes or sport administrators or those “in the network”.  But thanks to the recently implemented Code for Sports Governance, this is no longer the case.   Initiated by DCMS (the Department for Culture, Media  and Sport) and developed by UK

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Non-Executive Directors – The Trend of Remuneration

Nicki Demby is a well known adviser to the Boards of FTSE100 and 250 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

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Insights: Mixing Business With Enjoyment in a NED Role

An interview with trustee Stuart Lund, around how he combines his interests in his NED portfolio. Born and educated in Australia, Stuart Lund is a Chartered Accountant who has enjoyed an international career with KPMG, Shell and Anglo American. He is currently Chair of Trustees for Tideway Sailability and Board Chairman at London Corinthian Services Ltd,

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