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Board of Directors’ Fiduciary Duties in Terms of Cybersecurity

The UK Companies Act of 2006 defines the responsibilities and liabilities of directors in terms…

How to Approach Board Succession (Refreshment)

Board Succession (Refreshment) is a fraught issue in the UK, as change has been delayed…

UK: How to Handle Board Member Orientation

UK board of directors’ effectiveness has become critical in the UK, as the number of…

UK Boards Must Communicate More Effectively

The UK Corporate Governance Code specifically calls for effective communication among boards and stakeholders as…

CEO Succession Planning for UK Companies

The UK CEO is no longer appointed for the long term. The…

UK Healthcare: Importance of Cybersecurity

Ransomware attacks in May 2017 brought down the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) for a…

How Directors Use Board Portals to Manage Shareholders’ Engagement

In the UK, shareholder engagement has become a top priority for boards of directors. Not…

The Secrets of Success as a Board Member

Being a board member offers a welcome variety of experience. But successful directors offer some…

Board Agenda Meeting Template – UK

Careful organisation of board meeting agendas is a critical part of achieving better board performance,…

How a Board Portal Supports Directors in Takeover Bids

The context of directors’ roles in takeover bids has become complex and challenging. First,…