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September 2019

NEDonBoard is ranked in the top 100 most influential body in the UK.

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June 2019    Thomas Reuters

Wates corporate governance principles for large private companies.

NEDonBoard recently welcomed James Wates CBE, chair of the Wates group and the chair of the coalition group for the Wates Corporate Governance Principles for Large Private Companies (the Principles), to an event promoting the Principles.

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May 2019   Tindall Perry Partnership

Executive Search Firm Tindall Perry referenced NEDonBoard insights as part of its engagement with the London Stock Exchange Group’s Elite programme.

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May 2019    Thomson Reuters / Practical Law

8th May 2019, Thomson Reuters / Practical Law shared insights from NEDonBoard and guest speakers on best practices for the audit committee and the board in the oversight of internal audit

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May 2019    Thomas Reuters

The benefits of being a NED
There are many reasons why professionals and business leaders should consider the transition to a non-executive career. Here are our top ten benefits of becoming a non-executive director (NED). Fast track your executive career If you are

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April 2019     Thomson Reuters – Practical Law

In January 2019, NEDonBoard put together a panel discussion specifically to discuss directors’ duties and liabilities: key issues for NEDs.  Hosted at law firm Clyde & Co, highlights were published by Thomson Reuters and Practical Law.

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March 2019       MSB Leaders

The 2019 UK Mid Size Business Leadership Study, conducted by MSBLeaders in conjunction with Salford Business School, featured an interview with Jean-Philippe Perraud, General Director of NEDonBoard.  Sharing insights on ‘What to Do When Your Membership Renewal Comes Around’, Jean-Philippe noted that “robust, contemporary, professional bodies usually benefit members and the profession by improving one or more of the following five categories: productivity or professional status; social mobility; governance; ethical standards and policy formation.”  Furthermore, “professional bodies are increasingly important in developing professionals to meet their career potential and overcome the challenges they will face. This benefits not just the individual but wider society as well.”   Read the latest report here.

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January 2019   Clyde & Co

In January 2019, leading law firm Clyde & Co hosted a NEDonBoard panel discussion. Sharing useful insights from the evening, Thomson Reuters / Practical Law published an article that touched on the role of directors and officers (D&O) insurance in mitigating directors’ personal liability.)

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January 2019       Board Agenda   Five key lessons NEDs should learn from Carillion were published by Board Agenda in January 2019.   Read article here

January 2019      Thomson Reuters – Practical Law At the end of 2018, Thomson Reuters hosted a NEDonBoard expert panel event on the key learnings from the collapse of Carillion. The panel was chaired by Olivier Garrigue, experienced Chairman and CEO, and included the Reuters journalist, Kate Holton, and Giles Boothman, a partner and restructuring lawyer at Ashurst. An article published by Thomson Reuters and Practical Law in January 2019 summarises some of the highlights of the NEDonBoard panel around key learning for directors from Carillion’s collapse. Read article here

April 2018      The Law Society ‘Moving on up: roles beyond GC’  Non-Executive Roles General counsel contemplating a career move will benefit from a careful survey of their options. Writing about some of the issues involved, Diana Bentley’s article published by The Law Society focused on the non-executive career pathway as ‘a common goal for some seasoned lawyers is to become a non-executive director (NED)’.  Stressing a supportive nature of the role, NEDonBoard advised that ‘The NED is the critical friend of the company…’ Read article here..

November 2017    The Independent  Governments are too focused on ‘gender diversity’ in the workplace, says former Lloyds Bank Chairman. Referring to NEDonBoard’s September 2017 board level event on Culture and Diversity, The Independent reflected upon guest speaker Sir Win Bischoff’s encouragement for great diversity on boards, and in the workforce. Sir Win noted that “we’ve all focused very much on diversity being gender diversity”. He said that was “a very good first step” but that it had to “go beyond that, ultimately”. Read article here