It goes without saying that the coronavirus pandemic has been the main topic of our Boards blogs recently. With organisations operating in crisis mode, the pandemic’s effects have touched working patterns, operations and strategic planning.
A thought piece from the Financial Conduct Authority’s Insight series suggests that it might be a good idea.
Brand and marketing agency McCann Synergy recently launched a ‘Next Normal Playbook’, designed to outline ‘the areas you need to focus on to plan, shape and engage your colleagues with your ‘next normal’.’
During the coronavirus pandemic, many of us have become used to working remotely – and at the moment, remote working looks to be the foreseeable future for large numbers of employees.
This week, McKinsey released its 2020 report on diversity and inclusion. Titled Diversity wins: How inclusion matters, the report is the third in a McKinsey series investigating the business case for diversity.
There’s much talk these days of the ‘digital board’. And at the moment, with board directors – like so many others – working remotely, digital solutions are more important than ever.
Almost every firm operating at the moment will be grappling with the challenge of business continuity.
The board – ultimately responsible for the strategy and operations of the organisation – is at the centre of this need to maintain some element of ‘business as usual’.
An article in Global Bankin..
The ‘digital board’ is something we have written about in the past.
But what do we mean by the digital board..
Boards and their businesses are operating in extraordinary times. As we all grow more acclimatised to working remotely, and dealing with the myriad other challenges of operating during a pandemic, what are the key steps businesses should be taking now?
How can boards direct their operations to help..
Recently, Corporate Compliance Insights published a paper by PWC, exploring the steps corporate boards should be taking in light of the coronavirus pandemic.
The document originated from the US, so not all the actions are relevant elsewhere. But many are appropriate regardless of the country you ope..
With businesses all over the UK (and world) feeling the effects of the coronavirus, what support can board expect for their business?
The government’s business support website has been updated to provide information on how businesses and their employees are being supported through what it calls a ..
On 26 March, the Financial Conduct Authority, Financial Reporting Council and Prudential Regulatory Authority announced a series of actions to help companies during the coronavirus pandemic.
Among these was a relaxing of the rules around corporate reporting. Here we look at what this means for corp..
Your board sits at the heart of your corporate strategy.
It drives long-term decisions as well as immediate reactions to changing circumstances – something in the spotlight recently as the Coronavirus outbreak and uncertainty around Brexit create a rapidly-changing business landscape.
Your board pl..
The sixth edition of Deloitte’s Women in the boardroom – A global perspective report was published recently.
The report shares the latest statistics on global boardroom diversity, covering 66 countries. It looks at how companies are trying to improve gender diversity, and the political, social, and..
If you work for a business regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, the financial regulator’s actions and priority areas give you a good steer as to where your attention should be focused.
It’s worth noting, then, that in the first few weeks of 2020, the FCA has already issued a ‘Dear CEO’ lett..