It’s been a while since we last explored the role of the company secretary. But it’s a job that is constantly evolving. Changes in technology, expectations and the wider business landscape are all influencing the skills company secretaries need and tasks they are expected to undertake.... By Dimitriya Paunova
If you have a board portal – do you ever consider that your provider should invest in your board’s future?
Maybe not. Maybe it sounds like an odd idea – perhaps you’ve never thought that your portal provider should be concerned about your future.... By Kevin Davis
Board portals are now used by a large number of organisations. Their benefits are well-documented: more professional board packs; more efficient processes; lower costs.
But what happens if your requirements change and you want to move provider? How easy is it to switch from one solution to another?... By Dimitriya Paunova
Better governance and decision-making are probably top of the wish list for most boards.
But ensuring your board makes the right choices for your organisation, and meets best practice compliance standards, isn’t always easy.... By Graham Bowstead
Here we look at what information directors and non-execs should be provided with – and how this compares to what they actually get.... By Dimitriya Paunova
VirtualBoardroom recently unveiled a new, fresh look and upgraded functionality.
The improvements – the results of two years’ development – will deliver significant benefits to users.
VirtualBoardroom was already market-leading in its user-friendly design, delivery capabilities and security.... By The VirtualBoardroom Team
In recent years, many firms have discovered an alternative approach to the delivery of board packs. Rather than use printed papers, many boards have moved to an online approach, using portals that deliver board papers via apps or pdfs.... By Dimitriya Paunova
You need to get the most out of your Board meetings. They probably happen once a month or less – so getting decisions on essential business considerations is vital. And because they take up a lot of senior time, they need to be run efficiently.... By Dimitriya Paunova