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What Makes a Good Board Committee for Your UK Organisation?

Boards in the UK are beginning to restructure their committees, to better integrate them into…

How to Define What Roles Your Board Needs to Maximise Performance

The UK Companies Act 2006 spells out the essential principles regarding the roles directors must…

Activist Shareholders and Relationships with UK Boards

There has been a noteworthy increase in shareholder activism in the UK…

UK Charities and Not-For-Profits: What Does Board Mentorship Entail?

Under the terms of UK corporate law, board members or trustees at charities and not-for-profits…

Financial Services Board Members: What the Internal Corporate Governance Audit Means

The Bank for International Settlements has defined criteria specific to the Corporate Governance of financial…

Onboarding: A Critical Programme for Both First-Time and New Directors

Integrating new board members with onboarding (induction) makes them effective sooner, and that contributes to…

Why Board Members Should Be Aware of How Cybersecurity Is Impacting ESG

UK investors today take careful account of environmental, social and governance factors, and they are…

Directors: Managing GDPR with a Board Portal

The General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation EU 2016/679) takes hold in the UK and throughout…

Company Secretaries and Improving Board Assessment Questionnaires

Board evaluations are obligatory in the UK under the Corporate Governance…

Brexit and New Role of the General Counsel

There are clearly some areas of law and legal documentation that need to be reviewed…