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The Effective Non-Executive Director – London 9 November 2017 @ 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[...]
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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
Nov 21 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
How to become a Non-Executive Director – Bristol 21 November 2017 @ 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, November 21 2017 to[...]
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9:00 am How to become a Non-Executive Di... @ Manchester One
How to become a Non-Executive Di... @ Manchester One
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How to become a Non-Executive Director – Manchester 11 July 2018 @ Manchester One
Find out how you can obtain a Non-Executive Director position by booking a place on this interactive 1-day course. ‘As an introduction to the world of NED’s this course is well structured to give an[...]
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2018
9:30 am How to become a Non-Executive Di... @ Scotland Study Centre
How to become a Non-Executive Di... @ Scotland Study Centre
Sep 11 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
How to become a Non-Executive Director – Edinburgh 11 September 2018 @ Scotland Study 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, September 11 2018 to[...]

Female directors positively influence firms’ corporate social performance

To enhance the benefits of diversity for corporate social performance, efforts should be directed at holding boards more accountable to diverse stakeholders and improving the status of women, says Kris Byron

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SMEC hit with World Bank sanctions over allegations of misconduct

The Melbourne-based engineering firm with links back to the Snowy Hydro scheme is banned from World Bank development projects after an investigation finds evidence of inappropriate payments and misrepresentations to meet bidding requirements.

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SMEC gas project Bangladesh

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PM criticises Uber decision while lauding UK’s governance record

UK prime minister Theresa May has criticised the decision to remove Uber’s licence to trade in London for corporate responsibility reasons, while on the same day calling for the highest standards of governance.

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European banking authorities urge greater diversity among managers

European financial institutions should improve the diversity of their management bodies to overcome the risk of ‘group think’ and ensure sound governance, say European banking authorities in new guidelines published this week.

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Annual reports swell in size and content improves, but work to be done

Despite FTSE350 annual reports swelling by 25%, their content is better aligned to stakeholder requirements, and is more “joined up”, though disclosures need to focus on “actions and outcomes, rather than just processes”.

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Telit’s governance tidy-up includes financial review and cost-cutting

Following the departure of CEO Oozi Cats, Telit seeks a new chairman and non-executives; an external review of finances; and cost-cutting, as covenant test looms.

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Personal moral values key to ethical corporate governance

Moral values are so important for company directors they should be given equal weighting in selection procedures, while ethical competency should be a key performance indicator.

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Greater London Authority (GLA): Chair and Trustee – London Sport Board (2 positions)

Chair and Trustee – London Sport Board (2 positions) Recruiter: Greater London Authority (GLA) Location: Central London Salary: Unremunerated Posted: 25 Sep 2017 Closes: 23 Oct 2017 Ref: LSB2017 Position/Level: Board, Chair Responsibilities: Change Management, Communications, Executive Management, Marketing, Operations, PR, Strategy Sector: Local Government Contract Type: Non-executive director Language: English Do you want to […]

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Non Lawyer Members – Criminal Quality Assurance Committee

Criminal Quality Assurance Committee – Non Lawyer Members Reference: 1321 Remuneration: Unremunerated Location: Edinburgh, City of Closing date: 03 November 2017 at midday THE SCOTTISH LEGAL AID BOARD CRIMINAL QUALITY ASSURANCE COMMITTEE NON LAWYER MEMBERS The Scottish Legal Aid Board (SLAB) is looking for two non lawyer members to join our Criminal Quality Assurance Committee. Background […]

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