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60 seconds with... David Tyler - December 2017

David Tyler is Chairman of Sainsbury's PLC, Hammerson and Domestic & General Group Limited. Previously, he was Chairman of Logica and 3i Quoted Private Equity. David was also a Non-Executive Director at Experian, Reckitt Benckiser Group and Burberry Group.

'What matters in the Boardroom' is a series of conversations with leading figures from the boardroom, hosted by Board Intelligence.

Article: 60 seconds with... David Tyler


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60 seconds with... Sir Brian Bender
November 2017

Sir Brian Bender is Chairman of the London Metal Exchange, a Non Executive Director at the Financial Reporting Council and Pool Re, and a Governor of Dulwich College.

'What matters in the Boardroom' is a series of conversations with leading figures from the boardroom, hosted by Board Intelligence.

Article: 60 seconds with... Sir Brian Bender

 

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60 seconds with... Vagn Sørensen - October 2017

Vagn Sørensen is Chairman of SSP Group PLC and a Senior Industrial Advisor with EQT Partners. He is a Non-executive Director of Air Canada, Royal Caribbean Cruises Limited and Lufthansa Cargo AG.

'What matters in the Boardroom' is a series of conversations with leading figures from the boardroom, hosted by Board Intelligence.

Article: 60 seconds with... Vagn Sørensen


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Values at work: why the rhetoric and the reality matter - September 2017

At all levels of companies, there are individuals reviewing, embedding and discussing the role of ‘values’ and ‘ethics’ and their impact. This article will focus on the downfall of one high profile PR agency and the role of industry bodies.

By Jane Mitchell, Values & Ethics Adviser

Article: Values at work

 

 

60 seconds with... Sarah Bates - September 2017

Sarah Bates is Chair of St James’s Place plc, a Non-Executive Director at Worldwide Healthcare Trust and Polar Capital Technology Trust plc, as well as a member of the investment committee of the Universities Superannuation Scheme. She is also Chair of the St Joseph’s Hospice Investment Panel.

'What matters in the Boardroom' is a series of conversations with leading figures from the boardroom, hosted by Board Intelligence.

60 seconds with... Sarah Bates

 

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60 seconds with... Penny Hughes CBE -
August 2017

Penny Hughes CBE is Chairman of The Gym Group and a Non-Executive Director at Royal Bank of Scotland and SuperGroup. Penny has previously been a Non-Executive Director at The Gap, Reuters Group, and Vodafone Group, among many others.

'What matters in the Boardroom' is a series of conversations with leading figures from the boardroom, hosted by Board Intelligence.

60 seconds with... Penny Hughes CBE

 

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60 seconds with... Sir John Parker - June 2017

Sir John Parker is Chairman of Anglo American PLC, Pennon Group and Ombu Group. He is the incoming Chairman of Laing O’Rourke and a former Chairman of National Grid, Mondi, BVT Joint Venture and P&O PLC. He has served as Chairman and CEO of both Harland & Wolff and Babcock International, and is on the board of Carnival Corporation & plc and Airbus Group.

'What matters in the Boardroom' is a series of conversations with leading figures from the boardroom, hosted by Board Intelligence.

60 seconds with... Sir John Parker

 

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60 seconds with... Jamie Hambro - May 2017

Jamie Hambro is Chairman of James Hambro & Partners, J O Hambro Capital Management and The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association. Previously, Jamie was Chairman of the Henry Smith Charity, a large grant making charity, and Deputy Chairman of the Peabody Trust.

'What matters in the Boardroom' is a series of conversations with leading figures from the boardroom, hosted by Board Intelligence.

Article: 60 seconds with... Jamie Hambro

 

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From invisible to indispensable - the company secretary's challenge - April 2017

How can company secretaries transition from being invisible to becoming indispensable? This was the question posed by Claire Davies, Group Secretary at Barclays, speaking to a group of company secretaries and governance professionals at a recent Leadership Development Programme dinner.

The insights generated by Claire's career, offer a powerful route-map for the company secretary who wants to become indispensable. 

Article by Seamus Gillen: a Governance Adviser; a trainer, mentor, evaluator; works with Boards, Directors, Co Secs; is Founder Director of ValueAlpha.

Article: From invisible to indispensable

 

 

60 seconds with... Dame Gill Morgan - April 2017

Dame Gill Morgan is the Chair of NHS Providers. Previously, she was Permanent Secretary to the Welsh Assembly Government and CEO of NHS Confederation. She has served as Chair of the Alzheimer’s Society and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and the Faculty of Public Health.

'What matters in the Boardroom' is a series of conversations with leading figures from the boardroom, hosted by Board Intelligence.

Article: 60 seconds with... Dame Gill Morgan

 

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60 seconds with... Mike Evans - March 2017

Mike Evans is Chairman of Hargreaves Lansdown, Senior Independent Director of Chesnara and Chairman of Zoopla Property Group. He is also an Actuary and was previously COO of Skandia.

'What matters in the Boardroom' is a series of conversations with leading figures from the boardroom, hosted by Board Intelligence.

Article: 60 seconds with... Mike Evans

 

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What does a Board seek from a NED CV? - February 2017

As Boards are under more pressure to succeed, they are searching for new NEDs who can help them achieve their goals. What factors should you consider when creating your NED CV? 

Patsy Buchanan is a brand and website content development consultant, who works with new consultancies working out of the city of London.

Article: What does a Board seek from a NED CV?

 

 

60 seconds with... Sir Thomas Hughes-Hallett - February 2017

Sir Thomas Hughes-Hallett is Chairman of Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. He is the Founder and Chairman of The Marshall Institute for Philanthropy and Social Entrepreneurship at the London School of Economics and the former Chief Executive of Marie Curie Cancer Care.

'What matters in the Boardroom' is a series of conversations with leading figures from the boardroom, hosted by Board Intelligence.

Article: 60 seconds with... Sir Thomas Hughes-Hallett

 

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60 seconds with... Dennis Holt - January 2017

Dennis Holt is Chairman of Beazley and the Co-operative Bank. He was previously Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ireland and Chairman of Liverpool Victoria Friendly Society.

'What matters in the Boardroom' is a series of conversations with leading figures from the boardroom, hosted by Board Intelligence.

Article: 60 seconds with... Dennis Holt

 

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When it's time to say goodbye - January 2017

With over 166,000 registered charities in England and Wales, many are struggling for a whole variety of reasons.

Andrew Wade is a Chartered Director (IoD), Corporate Governance Advisor and plural Non-Executive Director.

Article: When it's time to say goodbye

 

 

Is knowing your business enough to write great board reports? - August 2016

The board pack, one of the most prized documents of an organisation, contains financial and strategic data about the health of the business. It outlines decisions that will set the direction of the firm and, subject matter experts within the business are tasked with writing reports for this pack. It is often assumed that because report authors know their business, they are able to write effective reports. But is this the case?

If you are a subject matter expert, are you producing high quality and useful board papers? Read tips on delivering impact in your board reports.

Article: Write great board reports

 

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Is your board fit for purpose? 
November 2015

Five questions board directors should ask.

Andrew Wade is a Chartered Director (IoD), Corporate Governance Advisor and plural Non-Executive Director.

Article: Is your board fit for purpose?

 

 

Young trustees guide: Developing the Next Generation of Charity Leaders – September 2015

Leon Ward, Charity & Governance Advisor, teamed up with the Charities Aid Foundation to compile a best practice guide about young trustees. 

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Three game changers for company secretaries – September 2015

Caroline Evans, founder of MindLeap, shares three quick tips for company secretaries who wish to develop their careers.