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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[...]

‘I could have died’: Bus driver claims poor maintenance behind airport fires

A week after denying safety concerns raised by the ABC’s 7.30 program, airline service provider Aerocare emerges as the owner of an airport bus company with a number of unfortunate vehicle fires to its name.

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AstraZeneca shareholders signal concerns over pay

Pharmaceuticals company sees almost 40% of shareholder vote against remuneration annual report.

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AstraZeneca shareholders signal concerns over pay

Almost 40% of AstraZeneca shareholders deliver a blow to the pharmaceuticals company, by voting against its annual remuneration report.

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Barclays CEO risks shareholder backlash over whistleblowing scandal

Proxy advisers have proposed that shareholders abstain from voting on the reappointment of Barclays chief executive Jes Staley following his attempt to uncover the identity of a whistleblower.

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Information asymmetry is good for effective boards

Commentators often complain that non-executives need more information. But recent research suggests that it is information asymmetry that actually makes non-executives effective.

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Companies at risk from failing to invest in compliance

Annual survey finds compliance officers are not attending all board meetings while half of companies have ethics and compliance committees.

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Directors seek more ‘succinct’ board packs

More than half of company directors, 56%, polled in new research said their board packs had increased in volume with pre-meeting documents now coming in at hefty average size of 200 pages. According to research from advisers Board Intelligence, 53% of the directors questioned from 60 companies, said their packs had expanded while meetings had not…

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Pay consultant argues LTIPs ‘effective’

Mercer Kepler insists long term incentive plans are an “effective” executive pay approach after MPs demand no new LTIPs in 2018.

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Wells Fargo chairman survives vote with slim margin

Shareholders vote to retain the Wells Fargo board, but some directors hold on to their seats with only weak support.

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Wells Fargo chairman survives vote with slim margin

Shareholders vote to retain the Wells Fargo board but some directors hold on to their seats with only weak support.

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