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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[...]

FRC: We should have moved more quickly on KPMG/HBOS audit inquiry

Accountancy’s watchdog tells Treasury Select Committee it should have been more proactive in delving into KPMG’s audit work of HBOS—but lessons have been learned.

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London Stock Exchange struck by leadership crisis after CEO quits

Xavier Rolet’s immediate departure from the London Stock Exchange Group, and news that its chairman will not stand for re-election, deepens its clash with investors over governance.

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Are directors courting legal action by keeping quiet on climate risk?

In Australia recently, shareholders filed legal action against Commonwealth Bank—it had allegedly failed to disclose climate risk accurately. Could this be the first of many such cases? How should directors report on climate change risks in the face of an uncertain future?

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Investment consultants warned of climate change risks

Pressure group ClientEarth warns investment consultants that they could be running legal risks if they fail to properly integrate climate change risk into their advice.

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Members – Big Lottery Fund

Big Lottery Fund – Members Reference: 1351 Remuneration: £5,232 per year Location: Various locations throughout Scotland Closing date: 05 January 2018 at midnight Every year The National Lottery helps tens of thousands of people and communities all over Scotland, by funding work which is important to them. We believe people can change their communities for […]

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Governing Members – CENSIS

CENSIS – Governing Members Reference: 1352 Remuneration: Unremunerated Location: Glasgow City Closing date: 31 January 2018 at midnight Play a strategic role at the frontier of technological innovation, helping Scottish industry reap the benefits of digitalisation We are seeking 3 dynamic and inspiring individuals to join the CENSIS Governing Board in Glasgow and play a strategic […]

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Member – Mobility and Access Committee for Scotland

Mobility and Access Committee for Scotland – Member Reference: 1353 Remuneration: £150.00 per day Location: Edinburgh, City of Closing date: 18 December 2017 at midnight If you are interested in or have a background in Transport Accessibility, Transport Scotland’s advisory committee to Scottish Ministers on making transport more accessible for disabled people is looking to […]

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Every board has a role in the transition to a low-carbon economy

Climate change has placed a premium on moving to sustainable business models and a low-carbon economy. The task will need “positivity of purpose“ and “informed assessment“ of climate risks, writes Tom Delay of the Carbon Trust.

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Investor ire sees Sir Mick Davis’s Rio Tinto chairmanship plan shelved

Rio Tinto backtracks on plan to appoint Sir Mick Davis as chairman, after an influential group representing a large tranche of shareholders expresses concern.

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Industrial strategy calls for improved reporting of capital allocation

Better reporting is needed to support “long-term” investment, says the UK government, but it is criticised for failing to mention human capital in its long-anticipated Industrial Strategy.

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