Visual Identity – On the NED journey

On the NED journey, the hardest thing is to stand out from the crowd. With a market full of very qualified professionals who are perhaps better networked than you, what makes you striking and unique? 

Leadership and self-awareness

Why being self-aware is critical for NEDs – and seven steps you can take to improve

Being self-aware helps leaders make effective decisions and communicate, which makes it an important trait for Non-Executive Directors.

Ethnicity pay gap reporting

Race and ethnicity pay gap reporting – an NED’s perspective

Simon Burke looks at the trends in race and ethnicity pay gap reporting and what it means for Non-Executive Directors.

NEDs talking about financial regulation

Knowing your ARGA from your elbow: An NED’s guide to keeping up-to-date with financial regulation

Experienced NED Simon Burke shares his approach to keeping on top of regulation and making sure he can ask the right questions.

NED CV

How to create a CV for a Non-Executive Director (NED) role

An NED CV needs a different approach to the one you used for management roles. Use our step-by-step guide and top tips on building your public profile.

Non-Executive Directors pay

The complete guide to Non-Executive Directors pay

Non-Executive Directors’ pay is something of a black box, with little public information available. This guide will help you understand what to charge.

ESG for boards

The role of boards and NEDs in setting the ESG strategy

As an NED, it’s likely that the concept of ESG is on your radar. But the extent to which your business has incorporated its three components into working practices may vary widely from your counterparts.

NED interview

How did I become an NED? My experience applying for roles

Simon Burke talks about the small changes he made to his curriculum vitae that have helped him win more interviews for NED roles.

The Female-Founded Businesses Paving the way for Financial Empowerment

To honour International Women’s Day, we spotlight the female-founded businesses aiming to boost economic empowerment for women and promote financial literacy in the UK.

2022 trends

The five trends Non-Executive Directors need to know about in 2022

The issues that are going to be at the forefront of Board discussions in 2022, from ESG and wellbeing to new ways of working.