The Effective NHS Non-Executive Director – Oxford 16 July 2013

The effective NHS Non-Executive Director is an interactive one-day course specifically designed for aspiring, newly appointed and serving Non-Executive Directors of NHS Trusts and NHS provider organisations including Social Enterprises The course provides an essential grounding in corporate governance in the context of the NHS and wider healthcare provision during a period of great change. InContinue reading “The Effective NHS Non-Executive Director – Oxford 16 July 2013”

How to become a Non-Executive Director – Bristol 15 July 2013

Are you thinking of becoming a Non-Executive Director as part of a Portfolio Career or to develop your boardroom skills prior to taking up an executive director role? Join us on Monday, July 15 2013 to find out how you can become a Non-Executive Director “Unlike many courses I have attended in the past, How toContinue reading “How to become a Non-Executive Director – Bristol 15 July 2013”

Finance for Non Finance Directors – High Wycombe 4 July 2013

Finance for Non Finance Directors: Financial Business Management Tools and Financial Business Concepts for non-finance executive and non-executive directors “Philip had an excellent wealth of experience & practical knowledge of a wide number of industries and was really warm & welcoming- An asset to the course!” Alana Chalmers, Marketing Management & Business Development This courseContinue reading “Finance for Non Finance Directors – High Wycombe 4 July 2013”

Social Media for Beginners – Oxford 3 July 2013

Social Media for Beginners Half-day Workshop Wednesday 3 July 2013, Advanced Business Solutions, Milton Park, Abingdon Oxon OX14 4RY 13:00 to 16:30 Are you making the most of Social Media? Is your LinkedIn profile up to date? Are you using Facebook and Twitter to position yourself as a specialist in your field? If not thenContinue reading “Social Media for Beginners – Oxford 3 July 2013”

Is your board dysfunctional?

Volume 11 Issue 11 12 Jun 2013 Does your board have directors who trust each other, are committed, are comfortable with conflict, hold each other to account and are focused on results? If not, David Doughty, CEO of UK-based Excellencia, believes your board is likely to have some degree of dysfunctionality and is possibly inContinue reading “Is your board dysfunctional?”

“Directors’ Duties and Liabilities” across the EU: LSE study

Originally posted on Company and Financial Law:
The London School of Economics for the European Commission has produced a 427 page study on “Directors’ Duties and Liabilities” across the EU for the European Commission. “The European Commission has not, to date, considered directors’ liability issues in a comprehensive way. It is the purpose of this…

Mutual society NED banned (but will appeal) for failures to disclose conflict of interest

Originally posted on Company and Financial Law:
The FCA is attempting to ban Angela Burns (and fine her £154,800) from any regulated activity for failing to disclose a conflict of interest whilst acting as a NED at two mutual societies. Ms Burns is appealing to the Upper Tribunal. FCA press release here; Decision Notice here (also…

Directors train to speak like the geeks

If you don’t know HTML from CSS, digital opportunities may be missed Hannah Prevett Sunday Times 2 June 2013 Code breaker: every business has been affected by technology, says Kathryn Parsons When a company sees its future as digital, the top brass need to be in the loop. WPP, the global marketing agency, has sentContinue reading “Directors train to speak like the geeks”