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What Is Corporate Governance and Is My Organisation Doing It Right?

Every executive, entrepreneur, and investor follows a distinct set of rules designed to help them…

What is a Board Portal and Does My Board of Directors Need One?

The digitisation of corporate communication has given rise to new opportunities for organisations to streamline…

Risk Management Using a Paperless Boardroom

You’ve finally decided to bring your board of directors into the 21st century by going…

Gone Phishing: Lessons Learned from This Week’s Gmail Attack

As phishing scams go, this one was frightening in its breadth and scope — upwards…

The Price of Convenience

Running a company requires fastidious oversight and quick communications, and digital tools like email, chat…

Cybersecurity, Corporate Governance and Your Board of Directors

Corporate technology is a double-edged sword: while it facilitates global communication and allows companies to…

What documents should you include for board meetings?

The information included in board packs drives the key decisions…

How to Take Better Board Meeting Minutes

A discussion about corporate governance best practices and how to run a board meeting as…

Board self-assessment 101

Board self-assessments provide an opportunity to analyse everything from how a board is structured to…

Refreshing a board, part 2: Skills and leadership to look for

“Board composition lies at the heart of board effectiveness,” reports global executive search firm…