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”

10 million interested in joining the board of a charity, but confusion remains about the role of a trustee

NOVEMBER 7, 2011 POSTED IN: HR STRATEGY & PRACTICE 21% of British adults (10 million[1]) would like to sit on the board of a charity Confusion about trusteeship remains: 51% of people don’t know what a charity trustee is Young person’s game: 18-34’s are more interested in joining the board of a charity (28%) thanContinue reading “10 million interested in joining the board of a charity, but confusion remains about the role of a trustee”

Becoming a Non Executive Director

Panel Discussion Free Seminar Wednesday 16 November 2011 4.30pm – 6.00pm Followed by an opportunity for networking until 8.00pm Radisson Blu Hotel, Broad Quay, Bristol, BS1 4DA Chair:    David Doughty – Chartered Director, Chief Executive, Chair, Non-Executive Director, Entrepreneur and Business Mentor  Panellists:                          Continue reading “Becoming a Non Executive Director”

New governance proposals for NHS foundation trusts

The Health and Social Care Bill 2011, introduced into Parliament on 19 January 2011, is a crucial part of the Government’s vision to modernise the NHS making it patient-centric, led by health professionals and focused on delivering world-class healthcare outcomes. The Bill proposes fundamental changes to the way NHS foundation trusts are governed and managedContinue reading “New governance proposals for NHS foundation trusts”

Independent Board Member required Circa £3,000 per annum

Soha Housing is committed to providing excellent services to over 12,000 people in and around Oxfordshire. They have a strong track record at helping develop communities and believe passionately in involving residents in improving their lives. They have a turnover of £30m, own and manage 5,200 homes and build 160 new homes per year. They need aContinue reading “Independent Board Member required Circa £3,000 per annum”