The LSE’s response to the government’s panicky U-turn on governance regulation is not helpful to NEDs and other stakeholders.
Why it may be counterproductive to place a hard cap on the number of board positions a non-executive director can hold.
Although there is some progress in diversity in other board roles, research suggests that boards are prioritising experienced directors.
Almost all believe that directors who sit on numerous boards will find it a challenge to ‘govern effectively’, research finds.
Opacity around the recruitment of Whitehall NEDs may undermine their contribution and damage public confidence, says select committee.
Neglecting diversity and inclusion in volatile times will prove to be a false economy for boards in the longer term.
Companies appear to be sticking with experienced leaders—to the detriment of progress—suggests FTSE 350 boardroom research.
Ruth Cairnie and Maggie Chan Jones will join the board of BT Group plc as independent non-executive directors.
Encouraging staff to speak up and stop harm can reduce legal and reputational risk—both for the organisation and its board members.
This month, Wendy McMillan and Mick Ord will join the global electronics company’s board as non-executive directors.