Upcoming Events

Nov
9
Thu
2017
9:00 am The Effective Non-Executive Dire... @ Institute of Directors
The Effective Non-Executive Dire... @ Institute of Directors
Nov 9 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
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[...]
Nov
21
Tue
2017
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[...]
Jul
11
Wed
2018
9:00 am How to become a Non-Executive Di... @ Manchester One
How to become a Non-Executive Di... @ Manchester One
Jul 11 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
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[...]
Sep
11
Tue
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[...]

What makes a good NHS Non-Executive Director?

The Francis and Keogh reports highlight the need for good governance and effective Non-Executive Directors in the NHS

Both Francis and Keogh reports have highlighted the crucial role played by Non-executive directors in the NHS.

Questions about standards of nursing care, above average mortality rates and low staff morale are continually […]

What skills do Non-Executive Directors need?

Use this checklist to see if you have the skills Non-Executive Directors need to be effective […]

How to write a Non-Executive Director CV

A Non-Executive Director CV is different from an Executive CV

The skill-set required to be a successful Non-Executive Director is different from an Executive Director’s skill-set so it makes sense that your Non-Executive Director CV should be different from one you would use to obtain an Executive position.

A summary of […]

10 things Non-Executive Directors can do to satisfy their legal responsibilities

Falling foul of the law can have serious consequences for Non-Executive Directors – here are 10 steps you can take to avoid it happening

The 2006 UK Companies Act, which sets out the legal duties and responsibilities of Company Directors, is one of the longest pieces of legislation ever written. Falling foul of the law […]

Working with the board in the 21st century

Challenges

Boards of organisations of all shapes and sizes in the private, public and voluntary sectors face new challenges due to the way society expects businesses and not-for-profits to behave.

These challenges have been brought about by the corporate excesses of the last century and the dramatic failures of […]

The UK Corporate Governance Code 2014 Update

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has issued an updated version of the UK Corporate Governance Code (the Code) […]

Is your board dysfunctional?

board

Does your board have directors who trust each other, are committed, are comfortable with conflict, hold each other to account and are focused on results?

If not, your board is likely to have some degree of dysfunctionality and is possibly in need of an intervention.

I have been working with boards […]

Exactly what should company directors do?

company directors

For the first time in law, the 2006 UK Companies Act sets out what a company directors duties are

The 2006 Companies Act, which set out to streamline and simplify UK Company law, ended up being one of the largest pieces of legislation ever written!

However, it did, for the […]

Exactly what should directors do?

If you are a company director and you have been aware of your duties under the 2006 Companies Act and you have been complying with them then you can be satisfied that you are acting within the law – if not, then you should review how you and your board operates to make sure that you are discharging your director’s duties correctly. […]