Upcoming Events

Feb
13
Tue
2018
9:00 am How to become a Non-Executive Di... @ Institute of Directors
How to become a Non-Executive Di... @ Institute of Directors
Feb 13 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
How to become a Non-Executive Director – London 13 February 2018 @ Institute of Directors
Find out how you can obtain a Non-Executive Director position by booking a place on this interactive 1-day course. ‘A well structured and presented introduction to the responsibilities, challenges and attributes required of being a[...]
Mar
13
Tue
2018
9:00 am The Effective Non-Executive Dire... @ Institute of Directors
The Effective Non-Executive Dire... @ Institute of Directors
Mar 13 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
The Effective Non-Executive Director – London 13 March 2018 @ Institute of Directors
The effective Non-Executive Director course helps you to be an effective non-executive director. It instils a real sense of what is expected of NEDs, and how you can meet the challenge. This one-day interactive course is aimed[...]
Apr
24
Tue
2018
9:00 am How to become a Non-Executive Di... @ Orchard Street Business Centre
How to become a Non-Executive Di... @ Orchard Street Business Centre
Apr 24 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
How to become a Non-Executive Director – Bristol 24 April 2018 @ Orchard Street Business Centre
Are you thinking of becoming a Non-Executive Director as part of a Portfolio Career or to develop your boardroom skills prior to taking up an executive director role? Join us on Tuesday, April 24 2018 to[...]
May
22
Tue
2018
9:00 am How to become a Non-Executive Di... @ Institute of Directors
How to become a Non-Executive Di... @ Institute of Directors
May 22 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
How to become a Non-Executive Director – London 22 May 2018 @ Institute of Directors
Find out how you can obtain a Non-Executive Director position by booking a place on this interactive 1-day course. ‘A well structured and presented introduction to the responsibilities, challenges and attributes required of being a[...]
Jun
12
Tue
2018
9:00 am The Effective Non-Executive Dire... @ The Plaza
The Effective Non-Executive Dire... @ The Plaza
Jun 12 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
The Effective Non-Executive Director – Liverpool 12 June 2018 @ The Plaza
The effective Non-Executive Director course helps you to be an effective non-executive director. It instils a real sense of what is expected of NEDs, and how you can meet the challenge. This one-day interactive course is aimed[...]

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Macquarie Bank is preparing to compensate potentially thousands of customers caught up in a financial advice scandal.

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M&G admits fears over China’s corporate governance

UK-based fund house M&G Investments has admitted that concerns over corporate governance standards in China has deterred it from applying for […]