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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
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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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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[...]

Hornby’s interim chairman sets departure time; Pettigrew quits Crest Nicholson

By Kevin Reed

Hornby interim chairman David Adams prepares to leave the business after four months, while Jim Pettigrew will depart Crest Nicholson and focus on his financial services board roles.

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Mid Essex Hospital Service NHS Trust, Non-executive Director and an Associate Non-executive Director

By Debbie Wright

Non-executive Director and an Associate Non-executive Director – Mid Essex Hospital Service NHS Trust Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust are recruiting for a Non-executive Director and an Associate Non-executive Director . These are exceptional opportunities to share your talents and expertise to make a positive difference to the lives of people in your community. […]

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The Law Society – External Board Members

By Debbie Wright

The Law Society – External Board Members Recruiter: Odgers Berndtson Location: London Salary: Unremunerated Posted: 12 Oct 2017 Closes: 12 Nov 2017 Ref: 64481 Job Function: Board Member Industry: Legal Position Type: Permanent The Law Society (“the Society”) represents solicitors in England & Wales and has over 160,000 members across the world. The Society’s role […]

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Ex-Rio Tinto CEO and CFO charged with fraud over ‘inflated’ asset values

By Kevin Reed

Thomas Albanese, Guy Elliott and Rio Tinto face a civil charge of fraud by the SEC over alleged failure to inform markets of plummeting asset values. Elliott also quits the Royal Dutch Shell board.

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Governance is an issue for the whole organisation, not just the board

By Estelle Clark

The 2017 Good Governance Report paints a positive picture of the quality of boardroom decisions in our largest organisations, but the focus must now turn to ensuring that the writ of the board is driven down through the organisation.

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Ministers seek greater powers to block foreign takeovers

By Gavin Hinks

A consultation is launched on new measures that would allow the government to intervene in the takeover of companies with turnovers of £1m or more for national security reasons.

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Businesses lack commitment to ethics, say UK and Irish workers

By Kevin Reed

A lack of organisational commitment to ethics, and plenty of unethical behaviour from the boardroom to the shop floor, pervade UK and Irish business, finds new ACCA survey.

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FTSE350 governance compliance rises, while stakeholder engagement low

By Kevin Reed

FTSE350 companies are following the UK Corporate Governance Code, but details about stakeholder engagement and other governance areas are sketchy, finds Grant Thornton.

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MPs slam RBS chief for ‘extraordinary outburst’ against business owners

By Kevin Reed

Parliamentary banking group heavily criticises RBS chief executive Ross McEwan for what it describes as ‘offensive comments’ relating to businesses placed in its former restructuring group.

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Rio Tinto and former bosses charged with fraud over Mozambique coal

By Michael Janda

Rio Tinto and its former chief executive and chief financial officer are charged with fraud by US authorities for allegedly attempting to cover up multi-billion-dollar losses on an African coal investment.

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