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Why boardroom thinking is vital to creating inclusive workplaces

By | 24/06/2020 in Blog posts

With society demanding action on unfair and inequitable working practices, the way the board thinks and acts is vital to making this happen.

Building Boards Back Better – It’s more than just about COVID-19

By | 02/06/2020 in Blog posts

Gillian Karran-Cumberlege of Chapter Zero, Patrick Dunne and Alison Gill discuss ‘building boards back better’ and how it’s more than just about COVID-19. Watch now

No one wants to return to the workplace they left

By | 01/06/2020 in Blog posts

As entire workforces prove homeworking can be just as, if not more, productive than office working, boards need to consider how they can ‘build back better’ to meet the increased desire for more flexible working.

Coming Out of Covid-19 – Getting ready

By | 19/05/2020 in Blog posts

In the second of a new series of conversations hosted by Governance, Patrick Dunne, chair & author of ‘Boards’, & Alison Gill, CEO of Bvalco,…

Sustaining board unity while exiting lockdown

By | 12/05/2020 in Blog posts

With important ethical dilemmas needing to be resolved, determining the best way to ease the lockdown will inevitably give rise to tensions on the board. Businesses that want to sustain board unity will need to focus on culture and values.

How boards are dealing with coronavirus

By | 06/05/2020 in Blog posts

Bvalco joined Patrick Dunne, author of Boards, and the editor of Governance magazine, for a conversation about how boards are responding to and learning from the coronavirus crisis.

Enhance board decision-making during a crisis

By | 15/04/2020 in Blog posts

From being clear about the problems that need to be solved to leveraging emotional intelligence and testing assumptions, boards need a solid approach to decision-making right now.

How to get the most out of a video board meeting

By | 06/04/2020 in Blog posts

Now you’ve mastered video meeting etiquette, how do you replicate reading body language and the human interactions that still matter in the boardroom?

Are boards predicting risk effectively?

By | 12/03/2020 in Blog posts

With coronavirus demonstrating the potential impact of existential threats, is the introduction of an audited resilience statement enough to encourage boards to prepare for and stress-test worst case scenarios?

The role of the company secretary in tackling the climate crisis

By | 23/01/2020 in Blog posts

So what role can (and should) the company secretary play in tackling the climate crisis?

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