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What Qualities Make a Board Chairman Effective?

What are the qualities that make a chairman a successful leader? The role is almost…

Enterprise Governance Management – Why You Need More Than a Board Portal

Boards in the UK are under tremendous pressure to perform. A board portal provides much-needed…

Board Minutes of the Meeting and UK Legal Requirements

UK board meetings are required by law to have board meeting minutes taken. Board meeting…

Key to Improving Board Evaluation Questionnaires in the UK

As a report by the Berkhamsted, UK-based Ashridge Business School shows, UK board evaluation questionnaires…

Private Companies – The Need For Better Corporate Governance Support

The UK government has put through a reform of the Corporate Governance Code, and the…

The Company Secretaries Role and the Board

Since the financial crisis, and with Brexit on the agenda, governance has become a ‘hot…

Importance of Using Secure Software for Board Evaluations

UK boards in board evaluations often see conflict among board members, and that can lead…

Banking sector requires specialised corporate governance

Banks have specific security requirements which their specialised corporate governance should address. A board portal…

What is the Governance Cloud?

In the quest for good governance, companies have focused heavily on finding efficient, cost-effective solutions…

6 Ways Boards Benefit From Good Corporate Governance

For UK companies, there is a direct link between best-practice corporate governance and better performance.