Corporate Governance in the News

Last week saw the importance of good corporate governance within UK companies feature as a topic in columns of City A.M. and The Times; as well as The Independent highlighting the value of employee representation on boards. As City A.M. phrased it, ‘fixing the corporate governance problem is a national necessity’, and The Times’ article, written by Commissioners of the IPPR

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Aspiring NEDs – know your game plan!

Having a NED plan for your first role is an excellent way to launch and achieve success in your NED career.  It should also ensure that you set yourself up well for future NED roles that you may also like to take on. The process can take time, involve much thought, planning, and of course

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Creating a portfolio career: Part 2, by Marianne Macdonald

Jan 2017 This article is written by Marianne Macdonald, a NEDonBoard NED Ambassador, expert in non-executive director placement, and as Founder of Non-Executive Directorships Consulting, she is now focused on helping senior individuals from all sectors and backgrounds gain a NED role or create or jumpstart a portfolio career.   Continued from Part 1….. How

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A Current Topic – Reforming UK Corporate Governance

A topic particularly relevant at the moment is corporate governance for UK business.  To ‘further enhance our competitiveness’, the UK government is looking to strengthen the UK’s corporate governance framework, issuing a Green Paper, Corporate Governance Reform, on the 29th November 2016. Responses to the Green Paper are submissible until 17th February 2017. For a

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What is the best Governance Framework – and why?

The manner in which a corporate board of directors is governed is directly connected with the industry in which the business operates. However, with that recognised, there are governance framework considerations that transcend both industries and individual corporations. There is a board governance framework that is generally appropriate to virtually any type of corporate enterprise operating

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