Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events.

Board Resources

Archives

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

non-executive director

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 […]

How to become a Non-Executive Director – Bristol 24 February 2015

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, February 24 2015 to find out how you can become a Non-Executive Director

“Unlike many courses I have […]

How to become a Non-Executive Director – Bristol 20 January 2015

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, January 20 2015 to find out how you can become a Non-Executive Director

“Unlike many courses I have […]

Working with the board in the 21st century

board

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

UK Corporate Governance Code

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

Exactly what should directors do?

directors

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. […]

Is your board dysfunctional?

is your board dysfunctional

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? […]

What makes a good NHS Non-Executive Director?

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 […]

How to write a Non-Executive Director CV

non-executive director

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 […]

How to become a Non-Executive Director – Bristol 20 May 2014

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, May 20 2014 to find out how you can become a Non-Executive Director.

“Excellent course giving a clear […]