NED Diversity

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: Making Your Board Count

Written by Chris Harvey 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…

Non executive director

NEDonBoard supports Maanch Coronavirus Response Fund, to Boost Covid-19 Related Philanthropy

NEDonBoard, the professional body for non-executive directors and board members in the UK, collaborated with Maanch to donate 15% of their new membership sign-ups during the period of the lockdown. “As a community of senior executives, we wanted to contribute responsibly during these challenging times. Maanch came as a natural fit for their focus on…

Non executive director

What can you expect as compensation for a non-executive director role?

Written by Elise Perraud The topic of NED compensation is one that we often get asked. Questions primarily come from aspiring non-executive directors, recently appointed NEDs and organisations. Recently appointed NEDs and organisations are typically looking for a benchmark to ensure that the remuneration offered is competitive and in line with practices. For aspiring NEDs,…

Non executive director

NEDonBoard: Diversity & Inclusion press release

Workplace Diversity The last few weeks have seen a renewed blaze against racial discrimination around the world, including in the workplace. While the UK workforce is substantially more diverse than it was a generation ago, the profiles of company boards, particularly in unlisted firms, too often bear very little resemblance to their employees or customers.   Most companies need to try…

6 ways NEDs can address Culture, Diversity & Inclusion right now in their workforce and in the boardroom

Written by Elise Perraud Boards and non-executive directors have a key role to play to help organisations build more diverse and inclusive environments and workforces that are representative of society. NEDs, Chairs and Nominations Committees have a role to play to increase the representation of under-represented groups in the boardroom, including professionals from BAME backgrounds.…

NEDonBoard calls for boards to add the required skills and expertise to address the challenges and opportunities created by the COVID-19 crisis

NEDonBoard calls for boards to re-consider their board composition, review their succession plans and reflect on the skills and expertise that have been missing or need strengthening so that organisations are equipped to address the risks, challenges and opportunities that have arisen from the COVID-19 outbreak.   Do boards have the right combination of skills,…