Governance guidance for BSAVA

In December 2015, David Doughty joined BSAVA as its Governance Consultant – a role that will help the organisation make the best use of its resources and take full advantage of all opportunities to support our members. A physicist and engineer by training, David has been involved with a number of businesses, particularly in theContinue reading “Governance guidance for BSAVA”

Non-Executive Directors – ‘Guinea Pigs’ or highly trained professionals?

In terms of Non-Executive directors, we still seem to have a number of “Guinea pigs” – the titled, current or former politicians and the well-connected who occupy a string of boards without seemingly having the qualifications to do so.

Is your board dysfunctional?

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?

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 – Oxford 4 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 – Oxford 4 April 2013”

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”

Fund managers attack bankers’ pay

Leading fund managers, including L&G and Jupiter, have stepped up their attack against huge pay rises at the UK’s biggest banks. In recent weeks, several of the UK’s biggest investment groups have met bank boards to urge them to restrain pay and restructure the way they reward staff, especially within their investment banking arms. Barclays,Continue reading “Fund managers attack bankers’ pay”

What can be done about unjustifiably high executive pay?

Executives at the largest UK companies have seen their salaries rising at a rate that is hard to justify when compared with their company’s performance. When large numbers of employees and smaller company executives are facing pay freezes or cuts it is particularly galling to see senior executives in some sectors seemingly rewarded for their incompetence. This is most markedly apparentContinue reading “What can be done about unjustifiably high executive pay?”