How becoming a non-executive director could help your career

Re-posted from the Guardian Thursday 4 October 2012 Many professionals with portfolio careers become non-executive directors to gain extra experience and income. Robert Wright discusses how to secure a position and balance the workload Over the last decade there has been a growth in ‘portfolio careers’ – a living derived from having multiple simultaneous jobs on aContinue reading “How becoming a non-executive director could help your career”

How to become a Non-Executive Director – Bristol 19 November 2012

The How to become a Non-Executive Director course helps you to plan and prepare for your first NED position. It instils a real sense of what is expected of NEDs, and how you can meet the challenge. This one-day interactive course is aimed at aspiring NEDs and covers essential knowledge about roles, responsibilities, strategy and corporate governance that areContinue reading “How to become a Non-Executive Director – Bristol 19 November 2012”

How best to choose and get the most out of an audit committee.

  What criteria should be used in selecting an audit committee? The fundamental criterion for the selection of audit committee members is that they are independent non-executive directors. It is important that at least one of the members of an audit committee has a financial background and it is essential that all audit committee membersContinue reading “How best to choose and get the most out of an audit committee.”

Are you thinking about becoming a Non-Executive Director?

  The How to become a Non-Executive Director course helps you to plan and prepare for your first NED position. It instils a real sense of what is expected of NEDs, and how you can meet the challenge. This one-day interactive course is aimed at aspiring NEDs and covers essential knowledge about roles, responsibilities, strategy and corporate governance thatContinue reading “Are you thinking about becoming a Non-Executive Director?”

Where to find NHS Non-Executive Director vacancies

The Appointments Commission is due to close on 31 October 2012 Here is where you will be able to find details of public appointment vacancies in future. From Monday 3 September 2012, Non-Executive Director and other appointment vacancies within local NHS trusts and charities will be advertised on the NHS Trust Development Authority (TDA) website. ThereContinue reading “Where to find NHS Non-Executive Director vacancies”

How to become a Non-Executive Director

September 17, 2012 at 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM Lafone House, The Leathermarket , London The How to become a Non-Executive Director course helps you to plan and prepare for your first NED position. It instils a real sense of what is expected of NEDs, and how you can meet the challenge. This one-day interactiveContinue reading “How to become a Non-Executive Director”

How to become a Non-Executive Director Course

March 28, 2012 at 9:00 AM – 04:30 PM UWE Exhibition and Conference Centre University of the West of England Frenchay Campus Coldharbour Lane Bristol BS34 8QZl http://www.executive-transitions.co.uk/courses/non-executive-director/ Following unprecedented interest in the “Becoming a NED” series, Executive Transitions have developed a course in Non-Executive Directorship, which launches on the 18th April at the UniversityContinue reading “How to become a Non-Executive Director Course”

Portfolio Careers Day

February 25, 2012 at 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM UWE Exhibition and Conference Centre University of the West of England Frenchay Campus Coldharbour Lane Bristol BS34 8QZ This event requires registration: http://www.executive-transitions.co.uk/page/careers-day Executives Online is delighted to announce its support for the Portfolio Careers Day 2012 at University of the West of England Exhibition & ConferenceContinue reading “Portfolio Careers Day”

New Year Resolution: Do more for charity

Non-Executive Appointments & Charity Trustee Roles in the voluntary sector are a way of giving something back by using your corporate skills for the benefit of others. If one of your New Year resolutions for 2012 is to do more for charity and you are looking for new and different ways to develop your skills,Continue reading “New Year Resolution: Do more for charity”

FRC announces changes to strengthen boardroom diversity from October 2012

Last month, the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) announced that it will make two changes to the UK Corporate Governance Code in order to strengthen diversity in the boardroom. The revised UK Corporate Governance Code, which came into effect in June 2010, included a new Principle B.2 which stated that “the search for board candidates shouldContinue reading “FRC announces changes to strengthen boardroom diversity from October 2012”