Board Agenda is an independent platform for senior corporate directors of PLCs and significant private companies, institutional investors and reputable industry experts to share their experience, allowing them to access high quality journalism, expert insights on best practice and share ideas and experience.
The ‘Insight’ articles you find at Board Agenda offer provoking views and perspectives about the key emerging issues that are shaping corporate strategy as well as the roles and responsibilities of leadership teams. Insight articles are written by executives who are on the board of directors or who occupy senior executive roles within their respective organisations. There are also editorial contributions from the institutional investor community, leaders of professional industry groups, politicians, economists, academics and reputable industry experts. Insight articles are written with the primary aim of providing an informed and intelligent contributions about corporate governance, strategy and leadership, business performance and sustainable value creation for shareholders and stakeholders.
Insight articles cover a wide range of topics, such as corporate governance codes and regulatory issues, risk management, technology, global markets, business ethics, sustainability, board expertise and skills, selection and corporate diversity, corporate performance, shareholder and stakeholder engagement, financial and non-financial reporting.
Recent insight articles include:
Sue Scholes, the former chair of the Investor Relations Society and a non-executive director writes about shareholder engagement and investor relations best practice; you can read the article here
Andrew Kakabadse is the professor of corporate governance and leadership at Henley Business School. His recent article suggests that non-executive director with more than three board director positions will be overstretched and will find balancing their portfolio difficult. You can read the article here
Simon Laffin is the Chairman of the Audit Committee at Quintain and also chairman at Flybe. His article provides insight about when a company is facing a merger or hostile takeover bid, how to utilise the expertise of non-executive directors. You can read the article here