1 November, 2016

The Role of Advisory Boards: Who, What, Why and How?

An increasing number of organisations are appointing advisory boards. There are many good reasons for a company to do so. Advisory boards are no substitute for statutory boards of direc...

1 November, 2016

Less Lonely at the Top: Counsel and support for today’s CEO

It is a well-worn cliché of leadership that it’s lonely at the top. Prime ministers, presidents, generals and the stars of sport, stage and screen – not to mention chief executives ...

1 November, 2016

If Lightning Strikes. . . The evolving role of the Senior Independent Director

The Senior Independent Director (SID) is now firmly established as an essential feature in the UK corporate governance landscape. The revised UK Corporate Governance Code, published in M...

1 November, 2016

The Curious Role of the Executive Director

There is a voluminous literature focusing on the role of non-executive directors, and the contribution they make to company performance. But the UK unitary board structure relies on ther...
Global Board of Directors Survey 2016

22 October, 2016

Global Board of Directors Survey – 2016

Drawing on responses from more than 4,000 directors from 60 countries, the 2016 Global Board of Directors Survey explores in depth how directors think and operate. It captures in detail the governance...

20 October, 2016

Women on Boards: Progress following the 2012 Corporate Governance Code – 2014

This report monitors and recounts progress to date against the Financial Reporting Council’s 2012 amendment to the Corporate Governance Code, considering inclusion of diversity report...

20 October, 2016

The Female FTSE Board Report: Putting the UK Progress into a Global Perspective – 2015

The Female FTSE Board Report 2015 is sponsored by Barclays, Opportunity Now, the Government Equalities Office and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. T...

20 October, 2016

The Female FTSE Board Report: 100 Women to Watch – 2015

This is the 6th edition of The 100 Women to Watch supplement which was introduced in the 2009 Female FTSE report. It has developed into a highly respected reference point for search firm...