Board Advisory Case Study

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Board Advisory 

Case Study
The Challenge
Our client was finding that their Board of Directors and Senior Management Team were spending a lot of time in meetings with minimal decisions being reached. Additionally, those decisions that were being made were being ‘undone’/retaken outside the meeting. Their goal was to speed up decision making whilst enabling better decisions to be made.
The Solution

We carried out a review of Board papers, agendas and minutes and then observed meetings and the flows of reporting within the organisation.

 

Templates for Board reporting and restructuring of agendas helped to ensure that information presented was useful and understood. A wider exercise of subsidiary boards and management committees was also conducted so that the purpose of each was better understood.

Benefits

Client:

Quicker, more effective board/management meetings

Project type:

Various from £5m SMEs to AIM and FTSE listed FSA regulated companies.
Our Services
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Advice for Boards

Support and advice on all aspects of being a director and board responsibilities. Resolve director dynamics, benchmark yourselves and successfully discharge your duties.

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Advice for Boards

Support and advice on all aspects of being a director and board responsibilities. Resolve director dynamics, benchmark yourselves and successfully discharge your duties.

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Board Effectiveness Reviews

Assess the effectiveness of the board, advise and support on internal reviews and act as an independent intermediary collating annual evaluation questionnaire responses.

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Board Effectiveness Reviews

Assess the effectiveness of the board, advise and support on internal reviews and act as an independent intermediary collating annual evaluation questionnaire responses.

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Meeting Administration Reviews

Increase the effectiveness of board, committee and management meetings and decision making, streamline meeting papers and cut unnecessary bureaucracy.

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Meeting Administration Reviews

Increase the effectiveness of board, committee and management meetings and decision making, streamline meeting papers and cut unnecessary bureaucracy.

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Governing Document Reviews

Introduce or update the board’s matters reserved, committee terms of reference, articles of association, director service agreements, and all board approved policies and procedures.

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Governing Document Reviews

Introduce or update the board’s matters reserved, committee terms of reference, articles of association, director service agreements, and all board approved policies and procedures.

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Skills and Diversity Audits

Identify the skills and diversity gaps on your board, assess what is required and make plans to address them.

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Skills and Diversity Audits

Identify the skills and diversity gaps on your board, assess what is required and make plans to address them.

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Succession Planning

A-Z advice and solutions for planned and unexpected Chairman, CEO, CFO and senior leader succession in listed, unlisted and family run companies.

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Succession Planning

A-Z advice and solutions for planned and unexpected Chairman, CEO, CFO and senior leader succession in listed, unlisted and family run companies.

Our Partnerships

We believe great brands should help one another, which is why we have partnered with some amazing people and companies who have a similar ethos and outlook on life as we do:

 

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