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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?

Invitation to “A conversation with Jennifer Duvalier”

By | 13/01/2020 in Events

To discuss successfully managing the challenges associated with chairing a remuneration committee

Top five boardroom priorities for 2020

By | 06/01/2020 in Blog posts

From ongoing environmental, social and governance issues, to uncertain decision-making, here are five predictions for challenges boards will need to address in 2020.

Addressing discontent over executive pay

By | 11/12/2019 in Press articles

With the new parliament expected to conduct an inquiry into ‘corporate greed’ at Thomas Cook, I’ve been talking to the CIPD about how employers can respond to discontent over executive pay.

Governance lessons to be learned from TSB debacle

By | 19/11/2019 in Blog posts

The long-awaited probe into the IT crisis, that left 2m TSB customers without access to their current accounts, highlights key governance failings.

Preparing for a low-carbon economy

By | 14/11/2019 in Blog posts

Environmental degradation is now the risk that defines our age. As the need to accelerate progress to a low carbon economy mounts, there are three things boards can do to prepare.

How can non-executive directors be more effective?

By | 01/11/2019 in Blog posts

Murray Steele, experienced chairman, NED and Programme Director for the FT Non-Executive Diploma, guest blogs on supporting NEDs to challenge the board to become more effective.

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