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Top 5 Tips for Choosing Board Collaboration Software

UK Boards need board collaboration software, as effective communication is a key part of their…

How Boards Should Define Conflict Of Interest

Defining conflict of interest is a challenge, as it can take many forms. This is…

Collaborative Software – Benefits for Boards of Directors

Collaborative software provides the support UK boards need today to manage the increasing, and increasingly,…

What Are Company Directorship Responsibilities?

Directorship responsibilities are increasing, in a complex and challenging environment. Accepting a corporate directorship means…

Board of Directors and the Conflict of Interest Policy

Conflict of interest is a deceptively simple concept – the basic…

Private Companies: Company Secretaries, the Chairman and Corporate Governance

The company secretary is responsible, under UK law, to advise the chairman on corporate governance.

Board Resolutions and Board Portals

UK boards may use written resolutions and pass decisions using digital communications. These require a…

UK – Large Private Companies and the Corporate Governance Opportunity

For the first time, large, privately held businesses in the UK must comply with corporate…

The Role of the General Counsel in Corporate Governance

There is a growing trend in the UK to separate the function…

Why Is Corporate Governance Important?

Corporate governance is about enabling organisations to achieve their goals, control risks and assuring…