What if it isn’t women who are the problem?

Posted by on Feb 20, 2014 in Blog, Civil Society, Governance, Innovation, Strategy

By Carole Pemberton Anyone who has been interested in the issue of equality at work for some time, will have grown weary of endless reports noting the slow progress towards greater representation of women on UK Boards. 

Governance questions and the Paul Flowers debacle

Posted by on Dec 17, 2013 in Blog, Civil Society, Governance, Resilience

by Karen hope As a recruiter of Trustees and Chairs onto the Boards of charities I am only too aware of what constitutes good governance in the recruitment process.  With the spectacular fall from grace of Paul Flowers and the disbelief as to how he came to be appointed as the Chair of Co-op Bank,