non-executive director

Why the UK whistleblowing law needs to be amended to include NEDS

NEDonBoard supports the “Let’s fix UK Whistleblowing Law” campaign of UK’s leading whistleblowing charity, Protect. The campaign calls on the government to review the law, the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998, to extend its scope, which currently does not extend to trustees and non-executive directors. To find out more, read on.   Non-Executive Directors are…

Demystifying artificial intelligence for the board

On 15th June 2021, NEDonBoard demystified artificial intelligence (AI) and provided a roadmap and recommendations for board members serving on boards looking to deploy with success.   Guest speakers Mike Bugembe is a bestselling author, international speaker and executive adviser in the world of data, analytics and AI. Working with product leaders from organisations like Facebook,…

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…

Stakeholder engagement: employees

“Employee engagement is increasingly a hot topic in the boardroom and many leaders know that high levels of engagement influences customer satisfaction. The pandemic has changed ways of working and many organisational practices have been adapted. This has significant implications for employee engagement and wellbeing in the short and longer term”,  Mandy Clarke, portfolio non-executive…

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…