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Note on collective and individual accountability

By | 05/02/2021 in Blog posts

Peter Snowdon explores matters of individual and collective accountability in the boardroom, by way of a look at the PRA’s December 2020 Evaluation Report of the Senior Manager & Certification Regime (SM&CR).

Key Study for PhD Research in Corporate Governance

By | 05/02/2021 in Blog posts

Jenny Simnett (non executive director and researcher at Henley Business School), is leading some important research on the effectiveness and role of Board Nomination Committees. Jenny is seeking Chairs and Non-Executive Directors willing to participate.

Why more HR directors should be on boards

By | 14/12/2020 in Blog posts

Boards are having to consider people agendas as never before, from safeguarding the health of employees to transforming how people work, creating many reasons to allow HRDs to play a more active role on the board.

Why the cabinet isn’t practising good governance

By | 02/11/2020 in Blog posts

As we enter a second lockdown, the cabinet’s handling of the crisis wouldn’t be allowed in a boardroom. So we carried out a ‘cabinet evaluation’ to produce these recommendations.

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A better alternative to the strategy day this year

By | 01/10/2020 in Blog posts

With boards unable to meet in person, and strategy days often unable to stretch the thinking enough, try this zoom-friendly approach instead.

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Stakeholder engagement is key to business recovery

By | 28/08/2020 in Blog posts

Businesses that manage to strengthen their relationships with stakeholders during the crisis are poised for stronger recovery.

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How to conduct an effective pandemic review

By | 03/08/2020 in Blog posts

A pandemic review allows pause for thought, provides valuable learning and creates a good foundation for future decision-making.

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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.

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.

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.

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