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Corporate Governance Community

Events, webinars and articles for Corporate Governance Community members

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Forthcoming events and webinars

Board readiness - for new and aspiring directors

This training course has been designed for senior finance or non-finance executives who are one or two levels below main board, or newly appointed board directors, whether executive or non-executive.

Introduction to corporate governance

A one-day CPD training course that examines in detail the principles of corporate governance in the UK and how they should be applied.

NED training and certification programme

Practical training and certification programme designed to provide current and aspiring NEDs with the knowledge and understanding to carry out their roles effectively.

Webinars and other recordings on demand

Succession planning for Boards, Executives and NEDs… it’s now a must have not a nice to have!

Succession planning for board members, both senior executives & NEDS – it’s an area that is often on the to do list but needs to be documented, shared and reviewed. A panel of respected board members and specialist advisors consider the current state of play and what organisations need to do to be on the front foot.

Directors duties and responsibilities

Beatriz Araujo & Jo Hewitt, Baker McKenzie and Joan Medland, PwC discuss the role and duties of directors.

Building your cybersecurity defences

Stuart Jubb, MD of Consulting at Crossword Cybersecurity, and Nikki Cole, an experienced Non-Executive Director, discuss the processes that Boards should have in place to manage their cybersecurity risks.

Fighting fraud: the internal audit

Martyn Scrivens, Chair of the ICAEW's Internal Audit Advisory Panel and Martin Robinson, consultant for the Fraud Advisory Panel and advisor to the Chartered Institute of Internal Audit, look at the role of internal audit and its use in preventing, detecting and responding to fraud.

The value of having the right culture

Sophie Black, Partner at Mercer and John Davies, Associate Director at EY share their views on the value and importance of culture in an organisation. Both speakers share details of their research into organisational culture and how culture can be measured.

Leading an effective audit committee

Angela Crawford-Ingle, Chair of Audit & Risk Committees at Beazley plc, Swinton Insurance and River and Mercantile Group, and Tim Copnell, Founding Chairman of KPMG’s UK Audit Committee Institute share best practice in leading an effective Audit Committee.

Whistleblowing and fraud

Ian Foxley, whistleblower and Dino Bossi, Addveritas share their views on the benefits of whistleblowing and the system that should be in place to support people.

Managing social media to avoid reputational damage

Jennifer Janson, Six Degrees and Jamie Harley, PwC discuss the potential impact of social media on reputation, how best to manage this risk and use social media to the benefit of the organisation.

How to end excessive pay

Excessive pay has been a growing source of public anger in recent years. Despite being snobbishly dismissed as populist prejudices, public perceptions of executive pay practices are largely accurate.

Information overload – practical tips

In recent years the length of board packs has increased significantly, especially in financial services, often surpassing a thousand pages. This information overload can hamper board members’ ability to think clearly, and thus their ability to make challenges where appropriate.

How employee directors add value

Directors’ duties to ‘have regard to’ a wide range of stakeholders has been with us since the Companies Act (2006). Stakeholders includes company employees.

Governance briefing

Updates on UK, EU and other International developments from the Corporate Governance Committee

Corporate Governance Community newsletters

Access existing newsletters for the Corporate Governance Community.

December 2018 – ICAEW’s response to Kingman and CMA releases

A blog from Michael Izza about the two landmark reports on the audit market.

September 2018 – 9 Traits of an Effective Audit Committee

What makes an Audit Committee effective?