Businessman touching a yellow arrow

2 June, 2021

Activists set their sights on underperforming AIM boards

Although not exactly an everyday event, it is anything but rare these days for boards to find themselves under attack from activist shareholders. Following a period of corporate underperformance wh...
Water drop and ripples

28 May, 2021

Liquid asset: corporate boards and water risk management

Understanding water risk and making informed board decisions is imperative to protecting the long-term interests of companies. With the effects of climate change on the rise, now is the time for board...
Robot holding an apple

20 May, 2021

System error: why AI without humans is a governance challenge

Businesses are facing an Orwellian nightmare that few even recognise exists. As they become increasingly dependent on artificial intelligence, these same technology systems are increasingly being run ...
Auditor examining accounts

13 May, 2021

How government proposals aim to rebuild faith in UK audit and auditors

After years of waiting, auditors and boards were presented in March with the
Digital code on skycrapers

7 May, 2021

Raise your digital game: strategy, governance and skills for transformation

As companies emerge from the pandemic among the many lessons learned is the importance of a digital strategy. Lockdowns forced companies to accelerate digital transformation at an unprecedented rate p...
Lord Norman Blackwell

1 April, 2021

NED Awards 2021 winners praised for ‘commitment, care and competence’

Lord Norman Blackwell has been named the FTSE 100 non-executive of the year, while Mike Gahir is the Dame Helen Alexander "NED to watch" in the 2021 Sunday Times/Peel Hunt Non-Executive Direc...
Businessman pressing a cybersecurity lock

30 March, 2021

Experts highlight cybersecurity risk amid the pandemic

Cybersecurity is emerging as a key issue during the pandemic, with a host of reports and organisations moving to stress its importance to boards. The World Economic Forum (WEF) throws a spotlight o...
Board meeting in a forest

4 March, 2021

Three ways for the board to enhance its climate competency

It's no surprise that climate change impacts such as extreme weather have the potential to disrupt a corporation's supply chain, making it more challenging for them to obtain the resources and materia...
Deana Mulligan

25 February, 2021

Deanna Mulligan: how smart companies can close the skills gap

The world faces a global shortage of technology skills, according to experts, and in our latest podcast Deanna Mulligan, former chief executive of Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, reveals h...
Head shape with AI digital circuits

16 February, 2021

Firms need ‘two layers’ of AI governance

Have boards come to terms with the rise of artificial intelligence? It seems not. New research suggests large companies need to have two layers of AI governance if they are no longer to only superv...