Stakeholder engagement: clients and customers

Stakeholder engagement: clients and customers

In March 2021, NEDonBoard put customer experience (CX) and stakeholder management at the front and centre of its session. Engaging effectively with stakeholders, of whom clients and customers are an essential group for most organisations, has become business critical, even more so with the global pandemic and the acceleration of digital transformation. Mike Ashton and…

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The Board’s Role in Strategy

The board’s role in strategy

Written by Steven Münchenberg  “No battle plan ever survives contact with the enemy.” “Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.” Whether your preferred quote comes from a Prussian general or an American boxer, every board is surely feeling the truth of these words. The pandemic has meant strategies have been thrown into disarray…

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Gender diversity and balance in UK boardrooms: celebrate progress but remain alert

Gender diversity and balance in UK boardrooms: celebrate progress but remain alert

Written by Elise Perraud, NEDonBoard COO The 2020 Hampton-Alexander report evidenced progress in achieving higher representation of women on boards and female directors but there are 5 reasons why board members and NEDs should remain alert.   Fifth and final Hampton-Alexander Review The 2020 report of the Hampton-Alexander Review was published end of February. This…

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Data for the Board

On 23rd February 2021, NEDonBoard had the pleasure of welcoming three subject matter experts and non-executive directors to talk about data and data governance. (NEDonBoard members can view a recording of the presentations from our guest speakers on the topic).   Guest speakers Chris Morecroft is the Managing Director of ValidDatum, Data Protection Officer and…

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Operational Resilience event insights

Operational resilience: considerations and key questions for boards

In January 2021, NEDonBoard welcomed Justin Elks and Paul Taylor to discuss the topic of operational resilience.   Justin Elks is Managing Director of the Crowe UK consulting practice. He was recognised by InsuranceERM magazine as one of the most influential people in Enterprise Risk Management in Insurance across Europe. Justin is an experienced board…

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Cyber Security for SMEs

Cyber Security for SMEs

In December 2020, NEDonBoard welcomed Hannah H. and Chris from the National Cyber Security Center and Jason Hart, cyber subject matter expert.   The National Cyber Security Centre is an organisation of the United Kingdom Government and the UK’s independent authority on cyber security. They help to make the UK the safest place to live and work…

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Why is board diversity so important?

NEDonBoard explains why board diversity is important and provides actionable strategies for aspiring non-executive directors from non-traditional backgrounds to reach the boardroom. Board diversity is important because an inclusive board is more representative of the real world, current issues and a company’s stakeholders. Board diversity also brings fresh perspectives to the table and therefore more…

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5 starter questions for boards NCSC & NEDonBoard co-event

5 starter questions for boards

In November 2020, NEDonBoard welcomed Hannah H. from the National Cyber Security Center and Jason Hart for an insightful event. The National Cyber Security Centre is an organisation of the United Kingdom Government and the UK’s independent authority on cyber security. They support the most critical organisations in the UK, the wider public sector, industry,…

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