The paper explores how boards and senior management should work to minimise the risk of disruption to financial services from, for instance, a cyber attack or other technological failing.... By Dimitriya Paunova
Among the topics of discussion, he shared what he believes are the five most common mistakes made by directors.
We explore these five mistakes here and look at some strategies to avoid them.... By Graham Bowstead
CEOs may have significant resources at their disposal. They may wield influence and power. But one thing all CEOs are short of is time.
A new study, published in Harvard Business Review, aims to explore how CEOs spend their time, how this compares to others, and what this means for their effectiveness.... By Kevin Davis
We examine what the principles propose, and how they might affect boards of large corporates.... By Graham Bowstead
We all know there’s an imbalance when it comes to the gender split of boards.
Although it’s recognised that a female perspective is a valuable addition to a board of directors, and that having diverse viewpoints is a plus, directors mostly persist in appointing new members in their own image – largely male, middle-aged and from similar socioeconomic backgrounds.... By Dimitriya Paunova
25 May 2018. #GDPRday.
After months of preparation and discussion, it’s finally here. Today the General Data Protection Regulation comes into force.
The regulation now becomes ‘business as usual’. So, what does it actually mean?
How do your marketing and compliance practices need to change – and what role should the board play?... By Dimitriya Paunova
Organisations in all sectors are increasing their use of board portals to improve governance, save money and improve the information they provide to their directors.
But all portals are not created equal. If you are looking to invest in a portal or change your current solution, we share some tips that will help you answer the question ‘how user-friendly is your board portal?’... By Graham Bowstead
A research report claims that boards across Europe are struggling to give the issue of corporate culture adequate time and attention. The report, Board Leadership in Corporate Culture was produced by Board Agenda along with law firm Mazars and business school INSEAD.... By Graham Bowstead
Good governance should be an essential consideration for boards.
But according to a recent report, the appetite for meeting regulatory requirements isn’t as strong as it might be. How complacent is your board about compliance?... By Graham Bowstead
The use of board portals is increasing, as organisations in all sectors look to improve governance, improve security, save money and provide more usable information to their directors.
Here we look at the reasons why you might need a portal, and what you should be looking for when you choose one.... By Kevin Davis
‘Digital transformation’ has been a theme of business for the past few years.
Today’s consumers pretty much expect a digital experience. If you want to stay relevant and competitive, you need to put mobile access and innovative solutions at the top of your priority list.... By Dimitriya Paunova
How much do you know about the General Data Protection Regulation?
For many board members, the answer will be ‘not as much as I probably should’.
The new regulation comes into force on 25 May this year – but many firms are still struggling to understand the requirements and put in place action plans to comply with them.... By Dimitriya Paunova
The research was commissioned in response to the Davies Review. The Review identified in 2011 that there were too few women on corporate boards in the UK, and ‘threw down the gauntlet to companies and their advisers to do all in their power to close this gap’.... By Dimitriya Paunova