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Board composition is the beating heart of good corporate governance and high performance

Board composition is the beating heart of good corporate governance and high performance There is no doubt that Chairs and Boards of listed companies are getting better at succession planning and thinking more strategically about board composition. It is becoming more mainstream to use proper skills analysis covering several dimensions of characteristics from professional skills […]
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Three Behavioural Don’ts and Associated Tips for Healthy Boards

Board Apprentice is privileged to feature a guest blog from our good friend Randall S Peterson, Professor of Organisational Behaviour and Academic Director of the Leadership Institute, London Business School on making boards more effective. Three Behavioural ‘Don’ts’ and Associated Tips for Healthier Boards How to make boards more effective is an age-old question. Evidence-based research shows […]
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What is a social franchise and how does it allow Board Apprentice to grow?

Board Apprentice started in 2013 as an idea to help boards take an active role in resolving the lack of diversity on boards. Countries all over the world are struggling with resolving the same issue of having too many homogeneous boards and need to become more diverse as competition intensifies and new markets are sought. […]
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Charlotte Valeur: Winner of The IOD Jersey

Charlotte Valeur, founder of Board Apprentice, has won The IOD Jersey Director of the Year Award 2017 for Small Business
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A Report into the Ethnic Diversity of UK Boards

Board Apprentice mentioned in the Parker Review published yesterday in the U.K. EY’s website mentions its findings on their website as follows:
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Meet the founder

Boardrooms that see with everybody’s eyes   Charlotte Valeur believes that getting the right balance in the boardroom is not just about getting more women involved.
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Davies upbeat on corporate diversity

Financial Times 29 October 2015 To read the article click on the following links (PDF) FT 29oct15 front page FT 29oct15 page 3  Read More
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Battle for the Boardroom: Part One

In 2015 there aren’t many careers where women can’t, and don’t, rise to the top. But despite females making up half the workforce, the gender gap is still a grim reality.
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Board Apprentice gives Boards a tool to address the pipeline of diversifying talent

The launch of The Davies Summary Report (the final part of The Davies Review – Women on Boards) on Thursday 29th October 2015 will undoubtedly celebrate the UK achieving the initial 25% target for Women on the Boards of FTSE 100 companies (doubling since 2009).