Exactly what should directors do?

For the first time in law, the 2006 UK Companies Act sets out what a company directors duties are

What skills do Non-Executive Directors need?

Use this check-list to see if you have the skills Non-Executive Directors need to be effective Regardless of any specialist expertise, Non-Executive Directors must be independent, have integrity and the respect of the other board members, be prepared and able to look at the business from a ‘big picture’ perspective, be well-informed and manage difficultContinue reading “What skills do Non-Executive Directors need?”

What makes a good NHS Non-Executive Director?

The Francis and Keogh reports highlight the need for good governance and effective Non-Executive Directors in the NHS First the Francis report and now the Review into the quality of care and treatment provided by 14 hospital trusts in England by Professor Sir Bruce Keogh have highlighted the crucial role played by Non-executive directors inContinue reading “What makes a good NHS Non-Executive Director?”

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”

Finance for Non Finance Directors – London 25 April 2013

Finance for Non Finance Directors: Financial Business Management Tools and Financial Business Concepts for non-finance executive and non-executive directors This course will provide essential knowledge of the key financial management issues and concepts needed by all Directors, Consultants or current or aspiring Non-Executive Directors in order to be effective members of the boards of private,Continue reading “Finance for Non Finance Directors – London 25 April 2013”