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Company Director banned for failing to control the operation of a company where dishonest practices occurred

Charles Patrick Adair has been disqualified from acting as a director for 8 years for allowing two companies to operate with a lack of commercial probity.

Charles Patrick Adair (centre)

The actions by Verve Limited and The Verve Fleet Management Limited (collectively referred to as the Verge Group) from April 2010 […]

How to become a Non-Executive Director – Liverpool 4 June 2015

Find out how you can obtain a Non-Executive Director position by booking a place on this interactive 1-day course. “A well structured and presented introduction to the responsibilities, challenges and attributes required of being a NED. It was thought-provoking. I have referred back to my copious comments in the comprehensive slide hand outs many times […]

How to become a Non-Executive Director – Bristol 19 May 2015

Are you thinking of becoming a Non-Executive Director as part of a Portfolio Career or to develop your boardroom skills prior to taking up an executive director role?

Join us on Tuesday, May 19 2015 to find out how you can become a Non-Executive Director.

“Excellent course giving a clear picture […]

Realising your business assets – Bristol 14 May 2015

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Extracting value from your Business

Find out how you can get the most value out of your business with a business exit health check

Thursday 14 May 2015, Clarke Wilmott, 1 Georges Square Bath Street Bristol BS1 6BA 5:00pm to 8:00pm

How to become a Non-Executive Director – Manchester 28 April 2015

Find out how you can obtain a Non-Executive Director position by booking a place on this interactive 1-day course. “A well structured and presented introduction to the responsibilities, challenges and attributes required of being a NED. It was thought-provoking. I have referred back to my copious comments in the comprehensive slide hand outs many times […]

How to become a Non-Executive Director – London 17 February 2015

Find out how you can obtain a Non-Executive Director position by booking a place on this interactive 1-day course. “A well structured and presented introduction to the responsibilities, challenges and attributes required of being a NED. It was thought-provoking. I have referred back to my copious comments in the comprehensive slide hand outs many times […]

The UK Corporate Governance Code 2014 Update

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has issued an updated version of the UK Corporate Governance Code (the Code)

The latest update of the UK Corporate Governance Code has been issued by the Financial reporting Council and is available for download here.

The main focus for the 2014 update has been to […]

Is your board dysfunctional?

Does your board have directors who trust each other, are committed, are comfortable with conflict, hold each other to account and are focused on results?

If not, your board is likely to have some degree of dysfunctionality and is possibly in need of an intervention.

I have been working with boards […]

Exactly what should company directors do?

For the first time in law, the 2006 UK Companies Act sets out what a company directors duties are

The 2006 Companies Act, which set out to streamline and simplify UK Company law, ended up being one of the largest pieces of legislation ever written!

However, it did, for the […]