Behaviour and skills

Challenging behaviour and developing skills

Boards must lead by example, and must hold themselves and their employees to account for their conduct. 

A first step in this behaviour and cultural step change is ensuring any Board has the adequate and effective representation in their ranks.
Not only physical but social diversity is crucial in a Board’s ability to challenge and horizon scan for opportunities and risk. 

Equipping a Board with non-executive directors who will be critical friends, rather than seat fillers, is an important step to take. 

Read more on this page about the steps a Board can take to put their best and most strategic foot forward. 

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The Loop | Untangling the boardroom

Establishing effective corporate governance is critical for any organisation, with boardrooms increasingly in the spotlight. In this episode of The Loop we look at trust, or perhaps the lack of it, and the steps needed to earn it. 

For practical advice on what Boards can do to secure a sustainable, ethical future for their organisation tune in to this podcast. 

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Why is diversity on the Board critical?

Informed and clever decisions are made by a Board who have a range of skills, backgrounds and experiences. Have you considered how diverse your Board is?
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Why is diversity on the board critical?
How can non-executive board members manage change?

How can non-executive Board members manage change?

Boards need to manage change to secure a sustainable future. Understand what steps Boards should be taking to enable change and govern it effectively.
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Non-executive directors

The role of the non-executive director is critical. They need to be aware of their right to challenge – and should regularly exercise that right where needed.
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Non-executive directors
Board assurance frameworks

Board Assurance Frameworks

Boards need to be comfortable that things are running as they should. Could the use of a Board Assurance Framework be the answer? 
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