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Our insights section brings together a summary of key news articles, publications and thought leadership for our membership produced and compiled by NEDA and our key Sponsors and Partners.

News09/11/2018
New Paper on Boardroom Behaviour and The QCA Code

The QCA and NEDA have today published new analysis on Boardroom behaviour and the QCA Corporate Governance Code

Publication09/11/2018
Boardroom Behaviour and the QCA Corporate Governance Code

Observations from The QCA / YouGov Mid-Cap Sentiment Index in the context of the QCA Code.

News31/10/2018
FRC PUSHES COMPANIES FOR IMPROVED QUALITY REPORTING

In an open letter to Finance Directors and Audit Committee Chairs, the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has called for improvements in key areas of corporate reporting, including key accounting judgements and estimates, eliminating basic errors and how companies have applied the Principles of the UK Corporate Governance Code.

News23/10/2018
REPUTATION IN THE BOARDROOM: A ROADMAP FOR NEDS

Tal Donohue, Senior Account Manager at Infinite Global, dicusses the outputs from the discussion group that was formed to look at the findings of our joint report "The Independent Voice".

News22/10/2018
CMA SENDS TOUGH MESSAGE TO BUSINESS CHEATS WITH CARTEL CAMPAIGN

The CMA is calling for more whistle-blowers to expose business cartels with the launch of a national awareness campaign.

Publication22/10/2018
Competition Law Research 2018

This report presents the findings from the 2018 competition law survey conducted by ICM Unlimited on behalf of the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). The findings are based on a representative sample of 1,200 UK businesses.

News17/10/2018
MOTION CARRIED AT THE 2018 NED DEBATE

The 2018 NED Debate hosted by Smith & Williamson and chaired by Barry Gamble took place on Thursday 16 October 2018.  The motion was carried, despite a 10% swing to the opposing side.

News11/10/2018
2019 NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AWARDS: NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN!

The Non-Executive Director Awards, now in their thirteenth year, recognise the achievements of Non-Executive Directors within the business and not-for-profit community. NEDA worked with Peel Hunt to establish the Awards and has been a lead sponsor of the event for each of the 13 years since 2006.

News28/09/2018
New AIM Rules for Companies come into force

The QCA has published a list of resources to help individuals ensure that their companies are prepared for the new AIM rules that have come into force today, 28th September 2018.

Publication28/09/2018
Board Diversity Reporting - September 2018

Research conducted for the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) by the University of Exeter Business School shows that only 15% of FTSE100 companies fully complied with the UK Corporate Governance Code’s provision on diversity reporting by describing their policy on diversity, the process for board appointments, their objectives for implementing the policy, and progress on achieving them.

Publication28/09/2018
Board Diversity Reporting September 2018

Research conducted for the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) by the University of Exeter Business School shows that only 15% of FTSE100 companies fully complied with the UK Corporate Governance Code’s provision on diversity reporting by describing their policy on diversity, the process for board appointments, their objectives for implementing the policy, and progress on achieving them.

News27/09/2018
THE ROLE OF THE NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - BLOG POST FOR THE ASSOCIATION OF CORPORATE TREASURERS

NEDA CEO, Louis Cooper, writes a blog post for The Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT) on the role of the Non-Executive Director.

Publication20/09/2018
Ethics at Work 2018 Survey of Employees UK

This report takes a deeper look at data from the IBE’s 2018 European Ethics at Work survey  and focuses on the responses from UK employees.  This UK report is the first of these country specific reports which provides real insight into employees’ views on ethics across all sectors and job roles. The report also examines the impact of formal ethics programmes on embedding ethical values into organisational culture and influencing behaviour.

News12/09/2018
Nothing Ventured Nothing Gained - 10 Q’s to Ask Your Lawyer When Embarking on a Joint Venture

Joint ventures have a lot of appeal and for good reason. When businesses join forces they can pool goods, services and funds to help them innovate and achieve commercial success that they couldn’t otherwise do alone. This is especially true for smaller businesses looking to establish themselves or expand.

News16/08/2018
Frc News Blog: What Neds Can Add to Family Businesses

Elizabeth Bagger, Executive Director of the Institute for Family Businesses has written a blog for the Financial Reporting Council identifying what NEDS can add to Family Businesses.

News08/08/2018
Open Cma Consultation: Revised Guidance on Competition Disqualification Orders

The CMA is consulting on revised guidance for director disqualification orders in competition cases. This consultation closes at 5pm on 13 September 2018

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