Time for boards to take succession planning seriously for directors, not just the CEO

July 12th
This article first appeared in the Institute of Directors Governance perspective series The appointment of the CEO is probably the most critical decision that a board makes. Given…
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For true diversity boards need to look beyond demographics

July 3rd
For true diversity boards need to look beyond demographics All boards strive to deliver effective decision making that adds value. To achieve this you need the right directors in place.
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How the company secretary’s role is set to evolve to continue to add value to the board

June 22nd
The evolution of the company secretary’s role This article first appeared in the European Business Review. The role of the company secretary in supporting board effectiveness can sometimes be overlooked.
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Time for family firms to sweat the governance

June 15th
Corporate Governance & Family Firms Family-owned businesses create substantial wealth, employment and opportunity in the communities they operate in. While many have decades, sometimes hundreds of years of successful operating…
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Risk Management: The risk of risk blindness

May 28th
The Risk of Risk blindness The pandemic has exposed the failure of many boards to effectively understand and predict risk. A large number have been blind to the impact of…
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Panel discussion: Governance, Communication & Strategy For Family Firms

April 30th
Panel discussion: Governance, Communication & Strategy For Family Firms John Harte, Integrity Governance’s managing partner was recently part of a fantastic panel discussion with UK based organisation…
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What five factors will enable boards to be effective in the COVID era?

March 3rd
The fallout from the COVID health and economic crisis demands high-performing boards. In these turbulent times boards are under pressure as never before, as they try to juggle future direction…
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Five ways to manage the board in a time of crisis

February 11th
The pandemic has seen boards re-write business plans, challenge assumptions, change views on risk, rewards and opportunities. They have had to, as they arguably face the worst global economic…
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The new year’s resolutions chairmen should be making and following in 2021

January 20th
Ensuring the board is an effective decision-making asset is the chairman’s key role. As we enter 2021, good chairmen must consider how they and their board can…
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Nine points for boards to consider as they navigate a COVID-19 world

January 6th
The COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed our understanding of the type of business risks faced by boards. The impact of a health crisis that could lead to a…
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