Board Advisory

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Board Advisory

We advise and implement solutions for boards and their directors. This is so they can retain an appropriate level of control, overcome internal and external challenges, navigate board dynamics and optimise board meetings and decision making across the organisation.

 

Succession planning is a key board responsibility; however, succession cannot always be planned. Whether succession decisions are mutual or otherwise, we support boards to navigate these pressured situations to successful outcomes.

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Board Advisory
We advise and implement solutions for boards and their directors so they can retain an appropriate level of control, overcome internal and external challenges, navigate board dynamics and optimise board meetings and decision making across the organisation. Succession planning is a key board responsibility; however, succession cannot always be planned. Whether succession decisions are mutual or otherwise we support boards to navigate these pressured situations to successful outcomes.
Our Services
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Advice for Boards

Support and advice on all aspects of being a director and board responsibilities. Resolve Board and Boardroom 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 Board and Boardroom 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 charities, listed, unlisted and family run businesses.

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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.

Why Us?

Our team are some of the best in the sector. We are award-winning, creative, entrepreneurial problem-solvers who have vast experience in the boardroom and of advising boards and directors. We know the challenges that boards often have and can offer solutions to overcome them.

 

We have spent our careers working in-house alongside senior executives, directors and the board so we understand their needs.

 

We are quick to identify ways of saving a board and its senior management team time and money whilst optimising the resources already available. We believe it’s not about having more it’s about working differently and setting clear objectives.

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