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Category Archives: Boardroom

Whistleblowing is rarely out of the news and the recent Barclays case has once again raised key questions about how companies should handle these difficult situations. But one angle that is not much discussed is the issue of how to distinguish between – and then handle – a vexatious employee or individual and a genuine ...

This year’s theme for International Women’s Day is #beboldforchange. I will be speaking at Clifford Chance’s event on the issue of more women in the C-suite and on boards. We have all been talking about this for a long time – so many women I know said they thought by the time they got to ...

I recently spent an interesting afternoon researching who are the world’s leading writers on corporate governance – journalists, bloggers, authors and tweeters.  I was surprised not to find more, so I have decided to share who I found and ask others to share who they follow on this important topic. I was really searching for ...

  Governance is still a relatively new concept around the world and many who sit at a boardroom table are still getting to grips with ‘what does this mean for me?’ I want to look at the issue of silence around a board – and whether directors think they are protected if they stay silent.  ...

For anyone joining a board for the first time, one of the most important issues is to understand the difference between the board role of governance and the management role of managing.  Effective boards understand and manage this difference.  Dysfunctional boards do not. Nowadays, directors of boards are expected to serve to make a difference, ...