Posts tagged with ‘ Departmental boards ’

Women on Boards – do they matter?

, 3 March 2011

On the FTSE 100 only 15.6% of non-executive directors (NEDs) are women, a figure that has effectively not shifted over the last five years. Davies, whilst stopping short of suggesting quotas for board appointments, does recommend potentially far reaching solutions to alter the balance and get far more women and the talent and experience...

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Can the private sector reform whitehall?

, 19 November 2010

One of the Coalition’s early actions was to put in place radical reforms to Whitehall boards. More non-executive directors are to be appointed, particularly with commercial experience, to galvanise departmental boards, utilising political and business leadership to drive up performance.

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Will ‘new style’ departmental boards kill or cure?

, 10 November 2010

Just over a month ago, non-executive directors (NEDs) from across government – from the smallest arm’s length bodies to Whitehall’s biggest departments – met at the Better Governance, Fewer Resources conference.

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