Norges Bank

31 October, 2018

Norges Bank declares opposition to combined CEO-chairs

Ever wondered whether your board had the right people in the right roles and committing the right amount of time? Norges Bank, Norway’s investment vehicle for the country’s oil wealth, has weighed...
Leadership, success, achievement, team work

28 September, 2018

Resilient leadership: how leaders can survive trauma

Being resilient is not a clean concept, it is a result. Possessing a strong Resilience Quotient, or RQ, means having the ability to work through and survive a traumatic event, as well being able to fa...
chemistry, testosterone, hormone replacement therapy, hrt

21 September, 2018

The chemistry of leadership: can hormone replacement therapy help?

Stress is one of the most prevalent burdens of modern-day life and has become particularly common in large and complex organisations. For many in senior positions executive stress is increasingly impa...
Cybersecurity, cyber-risk, cyber-attack, data privacy

4 June, 2018

Cybersecurity is a key corporate governance concern

Cybersecurity risk is real and pervasive as demonstrated by recent attacks t...
London Stock Exchange, LSE

1 December, 2017

Shareholders to vote on future of London Stock Exchange chairman

The London Stock Exchange Group (LSE) will push ahead with an extraordinary general meeting on 19 December, which will decide the fate of chairman Donald Brydon, after shareholders refused to back dow...
Xavier Rolet, London Stock Exchange

29 November, 2017

London Stock Exchange struck by leadership crisis after CEO quits

The clash between investors and the board of the London Stock Exchange Group over the future of chief executive Xavier Rolet has evolved into a leadership crisis, with the immediate departure of Rolet...
Leadership

5 October, 2017

Non-executives and setting the right tone at the top

What is tone at the top, and what does it mean for the role of non-executive directors? A survey by one leading consultancy has shown that: A resounding agreement from our respondents ...
Diversity, ethnic minority pipeline

17 August, 2017

Ethnic minority pipeline to FTSE100 boards rises; existing number falls

The pipeline for people from ethnic minorities to make it onto FTSE100 boards has improved for the first time in four years, according to executive consultancy Green Park, which has conducted a study ...
Corporate culture, corporate values

20 June, 2017

European survey to reveal how boards are shaping corporate culture

There is much debate about corporate culture, but a new research project will attempt to lift the lid on how companies set about creating and monitoring the cultures in their organisations.
digital communication, digital leadership

15 May, 2017

Eleven leadership guidelines for the digital age

Ten years ago, when we would ask senior executives or company directors what “digital” meant to them, their response would usually be something related to social media. Today, it might be apps,...