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The UK Corporate Secretary’s Role in Director Induction (Onboarding)

The UK Corporate Governance Code states that the company secretary has a specific responsibility in…

What Is the Governance Cloud?

In the quest for good governance, companies have focused heavily on finding efficient, cost-effective solutions…

UK Boards Must Communicate More Effectively

The UK Corporate Governance Code specifically calls for effective communication among boards and stakeholders as…

How Directors Use Board Portals to Manage Shareholders’ Engagement

In the UK, shareholder engagement has become a top priority for boards of directors. Not…

Why Your Board Portal Software Needs Award-Winning Customer Service

Customer service overall in the UK has lagged behind that of the US in quality,…

Directors: Managing GDPR with a Board Portal

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

UK Business Email Is Not Secure: There Are Secure Alternatives

UK businesses suffer more attacks from dangerous email than those of any other country, research…

Cell Phone Hacking in the UK and Importance of Remote Wiping

Cell phone hacking is an offence under UK law in the Regulation of Investigatory Powers…

Company Secretaries and Improving Board Assessment Questionnaires

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

Board of Directors’ Liability for Automotive Cybersecurity

Directors at UK manufacturers or vendors of connected cars are now liable for accidents they…