Last week, we announced that our company name is changing to Simplifie.
Why the change – and why do names matter? We look at the reasons behind our new name.
We’re making the change because the name Simplifie better represents who we are and what we do.
Is the corporate board broken? An article in Executive Grapevine this week suggests that it is. Let’s look at the evidence and ask, if the board is broken, how can we make it better?
As the article points out, ‘The Board is the beating heart of your business’ and ..
An interesting article this week explores ‘board malfunctions’ and the problems that arise from dysfunctional boardrooms.
We take a look at the things that can go wrong for boards – and the steps you can take to keep things under control.
You’ve decided to move to a board portal. Or you already use a portal-based approach, and need to change providers.
A new report from Deloitte identifies four types of leader that will shine in the fourth industrial revolution, or ‘Industry 4.0’.
The report, Success personified in the fourth industrial revolution is the output from Deloitte’s second annual survey ‘assessing business and government readiness for ..
When you’re selecting a board portal – or thinking about changing portal provider – security should be one of your key considerations.
Alongside capability, cost and user-friendliness, security is one of the most important criteria when you are weighing up potential solutions.
Here’s our list of the..
Corporate governance is no longer just a nice-to-have. Transparency, ethics, compliance – these are the yardsticks clients and prospects use to measure your firm against its competitors.
For small businesses, though, the costs associated with corporate governance can seem prohibitive. Although with ..
At the start of 2018, we looked at why the board is crucial for the success of your digital transformation projects.
As we approach the end of the year, we look more deeply into what exactly this means. Who do you need on your board for digital success, and what actions do they need to take?
Corporate governance is one of the key areas of focus for today’s board.
With growing attention on firms’ ethics, more transparency than ever and an ever-increasing list of regulations to comply with, governance and compliance take up a lot of the board’s time.
But compliance can be costly. What if..
This month saw the publication of a new report looking at Improving gender balance in FTSE Leadership.
The report is the third released as part of the Hampton-Alexander Review, an independent review body which works to increase the number of women on FTSE 350 boards.
It captures data on over 23,000 ..
In recent years, the use of digital solutions in the boardroom has mushroomed.
The evolution and widespread adoption of technology like iPads, the drive for greater corporate governance and directors’ desires for user-friendly meeting papers have propelled the growth of board portals as a means of d..
An increasing number of organisations are using board portals to manage their board pack production process.
The benefits of portals are well-documented: more professional board packs; more efficient processes; lower costs.
The article looks at some of the traps once-successful firms can fall into – despite the best leadership, cutting-edge products or services, and ranks of expert advisers..
We look back at the company’s birth and evolution, and explore the secrets of staying power in the ever-changing board portal provider market.
Earlier this month, the Financial Conduct Authority, Prudential Regulation Authority and the Bank of England published a discussion paper on Building the UK Financial Sector’s Operational Resilience.
The paper explores how boards and senior management should work to minimise the risk of disruption t..