13 January 2021 By Guest writer Oliver Cummings
Hiring trends of non-executive directors – corporate, private equity, SME, startup and not-for-profit
What were the non-executive hiring trends of 2020? And will these continue into 2021?
20 September 2019 By Victoria Tomlinson
We have spent the last 18 months talking to, helping and working with dozens of professional firms and individual partners – mostly accountancy and law firms.
2 September 2019 By Victoria Tomlinson
I am hesitating to write this blog. I want to remind people who are new to social media that whatever you do and say online, can form part of anyone’s recruitment process.
20 May 2019 By Victoria Tomlinson
29 November 2018 By Victoria Tomlinson
Last week we held the first Next-Up conference. ‘Blown away’ was a phrase I kept hearing through the day. We had more than 100 seasoned professionals as delegates – people who have left or are leaving corporate life and don’t want to ‘retire’ – mixed up with young tech entrepreneurs, charities, private equity firms, headhunters and an online magazine looking for writers.
16 November 2018 By Guest writer Simon Hill
I’ve recently had an enlightening and yet humbling experience. I have been working with a young tech entrepreneur and was looking forward to sharing my wisdom. What I never expected was that I would learn as much, if not more, from him.
4 October 2018 By Guest writer Jonny Ross
Non-executive directors need to understand digital or they will fail the companies they serve. In this blog, Digital Strategist Jonny Ross from Fleek Marketing explains why he believes retirement is the perfect time to get digital.
11 September 2018 By Guest writer Judy Atchison
Retirement is no longer what it was. As we are all fitter and more active for longer, so we want more from life after an executive career. There is almost an expectation that as you step down from your chief executive, director or partner responsibilities, a non-executive director role awaits you.
9 August 2018 By Guest writer Sue Tyrer
Being a non-executive director is no longer a part-time occupation. For those thinking about a non-executive portfolio as a wind-down activity after retirement, they would do well to read the latest Guidance on Board Effectiveness, issued by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) in July 2018.