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Chairman Interviews
Alison Munro: “It’d be a waste to simply go back to old habits.”
Alison is chair of the National College for…
CEO Interviews
Angela Lockwood: “You can’t simply tell managers, ‘From Monday on, you’ll trust your staff more.’”
Angela is CEO of North Star Housing Group, as…
Chairman Interviews
Paul Lester: “If you’ve been thinking of trying something new, this is the time to do it.”
Paul is chair of McCarthy & Stone and Essentra,…
Learning
Purpose and Why It Needs To Guide All Decision-Making
Erika Percival from leading governance…
CEO Interviews
Helen White: “Why are we here in the first place?”
Helen is CEO of Taff Housing Association, as well…
Case Study
Stowe Family Law — Driving Focused Board Conversations
Find out how Stowe Family Law used Board…
Chairman Interviews
Douglas van den Aardweg: “As boards we shouldn’t be waiting for Government to tell us what to do.”
Douglas is chair of HSBC Life UK and Daiwa…
Events
Black Lives and the Board
Champions of equality share their views on what…
Chairman Interviews
Martin Gilbert: “The days of autocratic leadership are over.”
Martin is chair of Revolut and senior independent…
Learning
Stakeholder Reporting & Section 172: What Can Board Directors Do?
What actions can board directors take now to meet…
Board Interviews
Justine Campbell: “Company secretaries can be nervous exercising their authority, but they have the mandate to make things better.”
Justine is Group General Counsel and Company…
Learning
Virtual Boards: Seize the Silver Lining Before the Cloud Is Gone
88% of boards think e-meetings can better them.
CEO Interviews
John Elkington: “We must move from incremental solutions to exponential ones.”
John Elkington, a world authority on corporate…
Events
In Conversation With James Emmett: Decision-Making in Radical Uncertainty
We ask former HSBC CEO, James Emmett, how times…
Learning
How Subsidiary Boards Can Conquer Decision-Making Power Struggles
Where does true decision-making power lie in a…
Learning
Virtual Board Meetings: A Once-in-a-Career Opportunity To Shine
Why you should approach virtual board meetings as…
Chairman Interviews
Glen Moreno: “Confident chairs aren’t afraid to tell management ‘You’re not providing information, just numbers.’”
Glen is a director and former CEO of Fidelity…
Learning
Five Cybersecurity Mistakes in the Virtual Boardroom
What to know now that board papers aren’t paper.
Learning
Security in the Virtual Boardroom
Cybersecurity experts’ tips to keep meetings safe.
Learning
How Uncertain Is the Future and What Does It Mean for Decision-Making?
How do we make smart decisions in times when…
Learning
Why Collaboration Tools Can’t Replace a Board Portal
What are the limitations of using collaboration…
Learning
Navigating a Crisis: What’s the Board of Directors’ Role?
What is the role of the board of directors in…
Events
In Conversation with Ben Mathews: Thriving in Times of Adversity
Ben Mathews, Group Company Secretary of BP, talks…
Opinion
An Argument for Compassion
Competitive advantages follow benevolence.
Events
Offshore Governance, On Track for Change
Crown dependencies are adapting to new challenges.
Learning
Reporting on External Developments, in 90 Seconds
How do you report on what’s outside your control?
Learning
Tips for Taking Minutes in a Virtual Meeting
Minute-taking isn’t easy at the best of times.
Opinion
The Virus Putting Boards Under the Microscope
COVID-19 forces directors to change their ways.
Chairman Interviews
Golden Rules From the Charity Boardroom
Charity Chairs share the rules the live by.
Chairman Interviews
Sharon Thorne: “Companies will have little choice but to include societal responsibilities at the heart of their strategies.”
Sharon is chair of the Deloitte Global Board of…
Learning
How Should School Governors Prioritise Their Priorities?
Why setting out the right priorities is more…
Opinion
Tackling the Housing Crisis Starts With Tackling the Good Governance Crisis
How effective governance and discussion in the…
Research
5 Steps to Board Meeting Enlightenment in PE-Backed Companies — Part Ⅴ
Step 5: keep the data simple!
CEO Interviews
60 Seconds With… Matthew Parker
Matthew Parker is CEO of Babble, an LDC-backed…
Chairman Interviews
60 Seconds With… David Bennett
David Bennett is chair of Ashmore Group, the…
Chairman Interviews
60 Seconds With… Martin Temple
Martin Temple is Chair of the Health and Safety…
Learning
UK Asset Managers: The FCA Aren’t Just Saying “Jump!”, They’ve Also Told You How High
The FCA’s letter to Asset Management CEOs calls…
Opinion
A Sports Team: If You Own It, Do You Really Want to Run It?
The tension between passion projects and good…
Product Update
Introducing Agenda Planner
We are delighted to announce the launch of Agenda…
Learning
FRC’s Review of the UK Corporate Governance Code: Give a Damn or Be Damned
The FRC criticises companies for “box-ticking”…
Opinion
Your Boardroom Team Talk
What Manchester City’s victory over Manchester…
Learning
Agenda Planning — Are You Prioritising Your Priorities?
Successful meetings start long before you meet.
CEO Interviews
60 Seconds With… Stuart Layzell
Get boardroom insights, tips, & rules for…
Events
What Boards Could Learn From…
Seven speakers, who are neither typical business…
Events
Upcoming Events: January 2020
Featuring our SMCR webinar.
Chairman Interviews
60 Seconds With… Phillip Ullmann
Get boardroom insights, tips, & rules for…
Events
Decision Making and Boards
Our final Think Tank topic of 2019 was led by the…
Research
5 Steps to Board Meeting Enlightenment in PE-Backed Companies — Part Ⅳ
In the fourth step of our series, we explain how…
CEO Interviews
60 Seconds With… Jenny Davies
Get boardroom insights, tips, & rules for…
Learning
5 Ways to Disrupt “Business As Usual”
Follow our 5 tips on using boardroom disruption…
Events
Upcoming Events: December 2019
Featuring our Chair Think Tank Breakfast on…
Events
Culture and Values: Meaningful or Meaningless?
“How the CEO behaves overrides all cultural…
CEO Interviews
60 Seconds With… Andy Bord
Get boardroom insights, tips, & rules for…
Private Equity Interviews
60 Seconds With… Jon Andrew
Get boardroom insights, tips, & rules for…
Opinion
Board Members: Last-Chance Climate Saviours?
Alexander Saleh considers what corporate boards…
Opinion
Immune to Feedback? What NHS Governance Can Learn From Medicine
Why NHS governance teams should face feedback,…
Opinion
Economic ADHD? The Board Will See You Now
The board may be an old-fashioned tool, but it…
Events
Upcoming Events: November 2019
Including ‘What Boards Could Learn From…’,…
Company Secretary Interviews
60 Seconds With… Robert Welch
Get boardroom insights, tips, & rules for…
Board Interviews
60 Seconds With… Baroness Patience Wheatcroft
Get boardroom insights, tips, & rules for…
Research
5 Steps to Board Meeting Enlightenment in PE-Backed Companies — Part Ⅲ
In the third step of our series, discover how to…
Board Interviews
60 Seconds With… Mike Walsh
Get boardroom insights, tips, & rules for…
Opinion
Tough Debates Ahead? Just Cancel the Board
Proroguing Parliament will lead to worse outcomes.
Opinion
Has Peak-Trump Triggered the ‘Woke’ Board?
Beyond shareholder-first philosophy to “improving…
Company Secretary Interviews
Strategic Adviser: Kerry Porritt
Kerry Porritt is Group Company Secretary and…
Chairman Interviews
60 Seconds With… John Handley
Get boardroom insights, tips, & rules for…
Research
5 Steps to Board Meeting Enlightenment in PE-Backed Companies — Part Ⅱ
In the second part of our series, we share ways…
Learning
Section 172 Statement and Directors’ Duties
All directors know about S172 but most boards…
Events
Upcoming Events: October 2019
Including 'How does your board pack stack up'…
Events
Upcoming Events: September 2019
Some events of interest happening in September.
Research
5 Steps to Board Meeting Enlightenment in PE-Backed Companies — Part Ⅰ
In the first part of our series, we explain how…
Events
Portfolio Company Board Effectiveness
Key takeaways from the panel discussion on board…
Chairman Interviews
60 Seconds With… Lord Karan Bilimoria of Chelsea
Get boardroom insights, tips, & rules for…
Learning
Neil Woodford: a governance warning for all asset managers?
What can be learnt from the fund’s downfall?
Events
Upcoming Events: July & August
Some events of interest happening in July &…
Product Update
DXA’19 Nomination for ‘Best App’
Board Intelligence have been shortlisted for…
CEO Interviews
60 Seconds With… Hamish Middleton
Get boardroom insights, tips, & rules for…
Chairman Interviews
60 Seconds With… Sir Douglas Flint
Get boardroom insights, tips, & rules for…
Events
Upcoming Events: June 2019
Some events of interest happening in June.
Chairman Interviews
60 Seconds With… Sir Brendan Barber
Get boardroom insights, tips, & rules for…
Events
Employee Voice — What Difference Will the Reforms Make to the Board Conversation?
Our first Think Tank topic of 2019 was prompted…
Private Equity Interviews
60 Seconds With… Paul Franks
Get boardroom insights, tips, & rules for…
Private Equity Interviews
The Role & Value of Board Meetings in PE-Backed Businesses — London Roundtable
Along with Blackwood Group, we gathered a small…
Learning
The Periodic Table and Agenda Planning
On the eve of the Periodic table's birthday…
Events
Upcoming Events: May 2019
Some events of interest happening in May.
Events
Upcoming Events: April 2019
Some events of interest happening in April.
What Boards Can Learn From...
60 seconds with… Major General Paul Nanson & Brigadier Bill Wright
Get boardroom insights, tips, & rules for…
Chairman Interviews
60 Seconds With… David Hall
Get boardroom insights, tips, & rules for…
Research
Effective Board Reporting — The Findings
Board packs continue to get longer and costlier…
Research
Information Overload Is Crippling Board Performance
The ICAEW’s new report highlights a critical…
Research
The Role & Value of Board Meetings in PE-Backed Businesses
86% of PE investors believe board packs contain…
Board Interviews
60 Seconds With… Liz Kelly
Get boardroom insights, tips, & rules for…
Events
Upcoming Events: March 2019
Some events of interest happening in March.
Events
Upcoming Events: February 2019
Some events of interest happening in February.
Chairman Interviews
60 Seconds With… Calum Paterson
Get boardroom insights, tips, & rules for…
Board Interviews
60 Seconds With… Adrian McGlynn
Get boardroom insights, tips, & rules for…
Events
Upcoming Events: January 2019
Some events of interest happening in January, we…
Private Equity Interviews
60 Seconds With… Bill Priestley
Get boardroom insights, tips, & rules for…
Company Secretary Interviews
60 seconds with… Alison Kay
Get boardroom insights, tips, & rules for…
Events
Upcoming Events: December 2018
Some events of interest happening in December, we…