Governance

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Governance

Good governance is critical to business success but is rarely optimised. It has the power to transform an organisation’s culture and positively affect the output of every person within it. Good governance is the hallmark of a well-run company and we can support you to optimise it.

Our 150+ years’ experience working in business coupled with our creativity, enables us to provide practical solutions that work for your organisation. We don’t provide cookie cutter solutions; they just don’t
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Almost all business frustrations and problems, including corporate failure, are a result of poor governance. We work with companies of all sizes and across all industries to provide solutions that optimise your business and support faster growth.

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Governance

Good governance is critical to business success but is rarely optimised. It has the power to transform an organisation’s culture and positively affect the output of every person within it. Good governance is the hallmark of a well-run company and we can support you to optimise it.

 

Almost all business frustrations and problems, including corporate failure, are a result of poor governance. We work with companies of all sizes and across all industries to provide solutions that optimise your business and support faster growth.

Our Services
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New Governance Frameworks

Determine your current approach and improve how well decision making incorporates the views of your key stakeholders.

 

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New Governance Frameworks

Determine your current approach and improve how well decision making incorporates the views of your key stakeholders.

 

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Corporate Governance Health Checks/Audits

Review your existing governance framework to ensure it is fit for purpose, effective and supporting your goals.

 

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Corporate Governance Health Checks/Audits

Review your existing governance framework to ensure it is fit for purpose, effective and supporting your goals.

 

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Governance Culture Reviews

Review your existing governance culture to ensure it is driving the right employee behaviours and is aligned with your values.

 

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Governance Culture Reviews

Review your existing governance culture to ensure it is driving the right employee behaviours and is aligned with your values.

 

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Stakeholder Engagement Reviews

Determine your current approach and improve how well decision making incorporates the views of your key stakeholders.

 

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Stakeholder Engagement Reviews

Determine your current approach and improve how well decision making incorporates the views of your key stakeholders.

 

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Corporate Governance Training for Directors

Learn how to build corporate governance into your organisation and create a more effective, productive and stronger organisation.

 

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Corporate Governance Training for Directors

Learn how to build corporate governance into your organisation and create a more effective, productive and stronger organisation.

 

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Corporate Governance Training for Company Secretaries

Learn how to become a true governance professional and leader.

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Corporate Governance Training for Company Secretaries

Learn how to become a true governance professional and leader.

Why Us?

Our team are some of the best in the sector. We are award-winning, creative, entrepreneurial problem solvers, who have held FTSE and AIM listed senior governance roles, and spent our careers working ‘at the coal face’ experiencing every stage of the corporate lifecycle first-hand. We know what works and what doesn’t.

 

Our solutions are bespoke to each client based on our expert knowledge and extensive experience. We don’t work with templates, we take the time to understand our client’s needs and challenges, and deliver solutions that are right for their stage of evolution, culture and future ambitions. 

 

We can turn good governance principles into reality for boards and their employees because we’ve seen these situations many times before. We are quick to identify ways of saving a business time and money and making the most of the resources already available. We believe it’s not about having more, it’s about working differently.

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