Articles & News

Part of our role in acting as independent directors and trustees is to share our knowledge with our clients through our interactions, discussions and activities. We also like to share this knowledge, and our thoughts, through the written word via blogs and articles.

The Art of Succession

The Art of Succession

When you invest so much time, passion and sweat into making your business a success, letting go of the reins can be harder than starting up. But there can be no legacy without succession. Cries of ‘the business won’t survive without me’, or ‘how will they know what to...

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A Delegating Mindset

A Delegating Mindset

At some point in their career all leaders have learnt that effective delegation can make themselves, their teams and their organisation more successful. As you progress through your leadership career, mastering the art of delegation early is strategic investment. It...

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Making the Employee Voice Work

Making the Employee Voice Work

Much has been written about employee engagement, alignment with business goals and communication to and with employees. In many organisations, the adoption of a peer elected workforce council can facilitate all these through a structured but flexible approach....

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Leadership Self-Awareness

Leadership Self-Awareness

Self-awareness as a leader can be your boost, or your barrier, to engagement across your organisation We are all encouraged as leaders to become self-aware, to understand our individual style and how it impacts on those you lead. But in many organisations, you are...

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Company Meetings Handbook

Company Meetings Handbook

Company Meetings Handbook commissioned and published in July 2020 by The Chartered Governance Institute - ICSA Company Meetings Handbook Author: Sue Lawrence ISBN: 9781806728006 | Published: July 2020 The Company Meetings Handbook will act as your ultimate reference...

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Engaging with Engagement?

Engaging with Engagement?

Engagement with company purpose is needed at all levels, including the leadership team, to ensure success. Seeing this from a holistic, whole company, perspective can ensure continued focus on personal delivery by all, leading to greater engagement. High performing...

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Understand governance, understand cohering force

Understand governance, understand cohering force

Relegating governance to just a regulatory process could prove a costly oversight in your thinking and in your operating model. Whilst there are physical and compliance aspects to any framework of governance, as a subject it is as intangible as leadership or...

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Virtual AGMs – Are they here to stay?

Virtual AGMs – Are they here to stay?

Current AGMs are largely hybrid meetings combining small scale physical meetings with virtual attendees. But could they become the new normal for future AGMs? Many companies have found solutions for holding formal company meetings during the period of lockdown,...

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