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Trust in governance

By | 24/01/2022 in Blog posts

One of the consequences of the events in Downing Street has been a loss of trust between those who govern and those who are governed….

The Role of the Board in Effective Succession Planning

By | 02/11/2021 in Blog posts

Interesting to note that with the departure of Jes Staley, Barclays had a successor at hand in C.S. Venkatakrishnan, who had been identified over a year before. In this article, Peter Snowden looks at the role of the board in effective succession planning.

Navigating the challenge of greater regulation of the non-executive role.

By | 12/10/2021 in Blog posts

Peter Snowdon offers up some important guidance for NEDs navigating the increasingly difficult challenge of greater regulation of their non-executive role.

Key Learnings on the Benefits & Pitfalls of a Non-Executive Career

By | 05/10/2021 in Blog posts

Maggie Carver CBE, Chair of the Racecourse Association and Deputy Chair of Ofcom, talked to Bvalco’s Peter Snowdon about the benefits and pitfalls of a…

Charity Governance Summit

By | 04/08/2021 in Events

I am speaking at the Forthcoming Charity Governance Summit 15-16th September (Day 2) on Wellbeing and employees’ mental health across sectors with co speakers Paul…

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The Role of the Board in scaling technology enabled businesses.

By | 05/07/2021 in Blog posts

Colin Tenwick, Senior Advisor, Investor, Chairman and NED joined Alison Gill to discuss his substantial experience helping organisations to grow and scale.  Colin discussed how…

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Power of emotion – Part 4: How good boards stay effective

By | 22/06/2021 in Blog posts

Corporate boards are by definition dealing with big issues and are responsible for taking important decisions. This is rarely achieved efficiently without a really sound…

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Do boards need people people?

By | 08/06/2021 in Blog posts

Boardroom agendas are increasingly concerned with people issues – a trend explored by Bvalco’s Ali Gill in HR Magazine.

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Restoring trust in audit and corporate governance. We consider the latest government white paper and raise some key questions.

By | 25/05/2021 in Blog posts

Peter Snowdon considers the Government proposal to require directors to attest to the effectiveness of their company’s internal controls.

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Board Effectiveness Guild paper

By | 21/05/2021 in Blog posts

We know that a review of a board’s effectiveness is important but the true value of that review is not always guaranteed.

I recently chaired a discussion with NEDs on not only what makes a review good, but also bad and even ugly.

Much like a board review itself, an open and honest analysis of what works and what doesn’t provided invaluable insights into how we can be better. Here are the key takeaways’.

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